CMHA-S/M is inviting workplace leaders in the community to attend a free one-day workshop emphasizing the importance of addressing mental health and mental health problems in the workplace.
The program is fittingly titled Mental Health Works, and is a CMHA National licensed program. CMHA focuses on the importance of mental health and addictions support and in doing so over the years, have identified an increased need for education around psychological health and safety. This workshop provides participants an in depth understanding of mental health and mental illness. It is made up of four modules: Mental Health at Work, Mood and Depression, Stress and Anxiety, and Psychological Health and Safety. Our core workshop presents a balanced, cross-cutting approach that features awareness building, responding skills, and collaborative change.
Participants will have contact with employees who work and live with a mental illness, either live or through video. This workshop is highly interactive, with activities and discussion throughout.
By the end of this session, participants will:
- Have a better understanding of mental health
- Be more able to recognized signs and symptoms of common mental illnesses at work
- Start to build confidence in having conversations around mental health concerns
- Build greater comfort in seeking help for themselves and others
- Be more aware of where to look and how to ask for resources
The full day workshop will take place on October 10 at the CMHA-S/M office from 9am-4pm. For registration details and further information, please contact Emily at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 705-675-7252 ext. 256. Information on the Mental Health Works program can be found by visiting mentalhealthworks.ca