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CivicAction’s MindsMatter Online Assessment Tool Questions

CivicAction’s MindsMatter Online Assessment Tool Questions

CivicAction’s MindMatter assessment is an online tool designed to let organizations quickly know where they are at with mental health by asking the 12 questions below. When the assessment is completed, a tailored report is provided with key actions and recommended resources to take the next step. The tool is free, confidential, easy-to-use and takes under three minutes to complete. 

Take the assessment here today.

 Awareness and Training:

  • Does your business or organization provide employees with information on mental well-being (eg: managing stress at work and at home/family) and available supports (eg: company social events, community support groups, mental health-related benefits)?

  • Does your business or organization do things to support employee mental well-being? (eg: host company socials, offer flexible work hours, offer fitness memberships)

  • Does your business or organization provide employees with education / training on how to improve or maintain mental well-being at work and home / family?

  • Does your business or organization give managers information on how to support their staff’s mental well-being?

Organizational Support:

  • Does your business or organization have supports in place to help employees manage their work loads – while maintaining their mental well-being? (eg: regular check-ins with employees, flexibility to shift deadlines, workloads or add staff where needed to relieve pressure)

  • Does your business or organization provide an environment and supports to help ensure your employees’ mental well-being? (eg: suggestion boxes, “open door” policy, Employee and Family Assistance Program)

  • Does your business or organization have a plan in place to improve employees’ mental well-being? (eg: prioritized list of actions to take, time-frame for putting them in place, person responsible for leading changes & improvements.

  • Does your business or organization support employees when they are off work due to mental health concerns, or returning to work? (eg: keeping in touch, offering flexible hours or modified duties)

Leadership:

  • Is your business or organization’s owner / management supportive of having a mental well-being plan?
  • Has your business or organization’s owner or management shown visible commitment to workplace mental well-being?
  • Has your business or organization’s owner or management tracked the impact of the workplace on its employee’s mental well-being through conversations or surveys?
  • Has your business or organization’s owner or management publicly shown their commitment to workplace mental health outside their business or organization? (eg: attended mental health-related events, shared their organization’s story)
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