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Mental Health Awareness: Free Course

About one in five Canadians experience mental health issues at some point during their working years. According to the Mental Health Commission of Canada, it is estimated that mental illness costs the Canadian economy more than $50 billion per year in terms of healthcare service use, lost workdays and work disruptions. A healthy Canadian economy … Continue reading »

Available Download (Podcast): Exploring Psychosocial Issues in the Workplace

Dr. Kevin Kelloway, the Canada Research Chair in Occupational Health Psychology at Saint Mary’s University in Halifax, Nova Scotia explains what  positive psychology is and how it relates to workplace stress. Released: June 22, 2012 File Size: 15.7 MB Length: 16:09 min Visit CCOHS to download/listen

Creating a standard for psychological health

by  Cheryl A. Edwards A proposed CSA standard has been developed, setting out optimistic goals and processes for achieving “psychological health and safety” in the workplace. The Canadian Standards Association (CSA) released the draft standard on Nov. 1, 2011 for a public consultation that ended on Jan. 6, 2012. The final standard, which is expected to … Continue reading »

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