Mental Illness Awareness Week (October 3-9, 2021) is a time to become more aware of the realities of mental illness, and educate yourself and others about the importance of mental health.We've said it before and we'll say it again - there is no health without mental health. While we teach largely about physical safety, mental [...]
Young Worker Safety Month is back, and this year the theme is: Finding Your New Normal: Self-Care Tips for Young Workers The second annual Young Worker Safety Month (YWSM 2021) will be launched throughout Alberta this August. SafeGen (formerly Job Safety Skills Society) has again teamed up with the Canadian Mental Health Association, Alberta Division [...]
"The Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA), Alberta Division is hosting their virtual workplace mental health conference on March 9 & 10, 2021. Working Stronger is designed to help Alberta’s employers create and maintain mentally healthy workplaces despite the obstacles we’ve experienced in 2021." Healthy employees create resilient workplaces, which is why the CMHA, Alberta Division has [...]
Mental Illness Awareness Week (MIAW) 2020 is a week to celebrate mental health, and also a week to educate yourself on the effects of mental illness and those in recovery. Many Canadians are now realizing that "that there is no health without mental health", and this year's theme certainly speaks to our current world conditions [...]
Young Worker Safety Month is a partnership between SafeGen, HeadsUp, and CMHA, Alberta Division. We will chat about workplace safety with a focus on mental health, and run an Instagram contest for amazing prizes! Check back at the end of July to see all of the details and how you can enter to win.
Asking yourself these important questions and answering honestly is very important as a worker. It is one of your responsibilities to determine if you are fit for work on a daily basis. Check in to keep yourself and others safe. Q: Am I well rested? Did I go to bed late last night? Am I [...]
October is Healthy Workplace Month and it’s a great time for employers to do a review of their mental health policies. Does the workplace encourage both physically and mentally healthy employees? Not only will staff be happier if they are in such an environment, companies can avoid major costs from disability leave as well. Here [...]