1-Provide employees with information on mental well-being and available supports.
Resource: Contact your benefits provider to request information or newsletters that can be recirculated.
2-Engage employees in activities supportive of mental well-being.
3-Extend formal education/training opportunities to employees.
Resource: Mental Health Commission of Canada The Working Mind workshop
4-Participate in training in workplace mental well-being.
1-Take action to reduce work-induced stress.
2-Connect co-workers to other mental health supports in the workplace and community.
3-Take steps to put a mental well-being strategy or plan in place.
4-Take actions that will support people on leave or returning to work.
1-Show senior leadership’s support of a mental well-being strategy.
2-Demonstrate visible commitment of senior leadership to workplace mental well-being.
Resource: Federal Public Service Workplace Mental Health Strategy
3-Secure senior leadership’s support for establishing a mental well-being baseline and process to track progress for the organization.
4-Look for opportunities for senior leadership to shown their visible commitment to mental health in the workplace beyond their organization
Excellence Canada – Canada Awards for Excellence
Mindful Employer Canada – Mindful Employer Charter
Employee Recommended Workplace Award