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Awareness is the first step to promote mental health in the workplace

Published in The Globe and Mail
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Do you know when someone is having a bad day? Do you notice their facial expressions, body language, even tone of voice and words? Would you know how to determine if they may be experiencing more than stress, perhaps a mental health crisis?

CivicAction has determined in its MindsMatter research that mental health awareness and training are the right first steps to take toward curbing the risk for mental injury and promoting mental health.


Take the MindsMatter assessment. Complete the CivicAction free, online assessment tool for employers to foster those first or next steps. MindsMatter/SoutienBienÉtre is aligned to the National Standard of Canada for Psychological Health and Safety in the Workplace.


Sevaun Palvetzian is the chief executive officer of CivicAction, which brings together senior executives and rising leaders from all sectors to tackle the biggest challenges facing the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area.

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