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How to Support the Mental Health of Workers in Times of Change and Uncertainty: Responding to a Pandemic

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When events happen that affect our lives and the way we do work, there can be a significant impact on the mental health of workers.

We know this is a challenging time for everyone.   As we navigate our experience with the COVID-19 pandemic, many people are struggling to adjust physically, psychologically, emotionally and financially to the sudden and widespread changes that have occurred.  

When events happen that affect our lives and the way we do work, there can be a significant impact on the mental health of workers. In this webinar, Liz Horvath, Manager, Workplace Mental Health, Opening Minds, Mental Health Commission of Canada and Martine Oliveira, VP Employer and Client Services, AGS Rehab Solutions Inc., discuss the challenges that leaders and managers face in supporting the mental health of their teams, and solutions that can help.

Introduction

Your background and experience and what draws you to this work?

What are you seeing and hearing in terms of mental health needs for workers, including those in managerial roles?

What other mental health considerations do leaders and managers need to be aware of as we navigate our continued response to the pandemic?

What about xenophobia, ageism and other discrimination that may surface, due to fear and anxiety?

What are your thoughts on using The National Standard of Canada on Psychological Health and Safety to help employers in their response to COVID-19? Which of the workplace factors are most important to you right now in light of COVID-19?

Disclaimer

The content in our blogs is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your health provider with any questions you may have regarding your mental health. If you are in distress, you can text WELLNESS to 741741 at any time. If it is an emergency, call 9-1-1 or go to your local emergency department.

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