CMHA toolkit supports employees, employers with planning psychologically-safe return to the workplace
As Ontario’s economy gradually re-opens during the COVID-19 pandemic, a new toolkit is now available to support employers and employees in navigating the mental health implications of returning to physical workplaces.
Developed by Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA), Ontario Division, in partnership with Mental Health Works and BounceBack Ontario, Return to the workplace: A psychological toolkit for heading back to work aims to serve employees and employers across a variety of sectors. This toolkit provides guidance on how to support the mental health of individuals as they plan safe transitions back into their workplaces and to help employers as they develop policies and procedures for supporting staff returning to the work environment.
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This resource provides practical tips on taking care of our mental health and well-being.
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Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) York Region Branch CMHA facilitates access to the resources people require to maintain and improve mental health and community integration, build resilience, and support recovery from mental illness. Locations across York Region and South Simcoe. 905-841-3977 / 1-866-345-0183
York Support Services Network If you are 16 years of age and older, are struggling with a mental health need and/or addiction, we can help. We offer individualized support through our case management, crisis response, and peer support services and can help you connect to community services. 905-898-6455 / 1-888-670-0070
Caritas School of Life CSL is a nonjudgmental, safe space for people with mental health illness, and is a program that offers a variety of group therapy sessions tailored specifically for mental health recovery and reintegration into the workforce. 416-748-9988 / 1-800-201-8138
Cedar Centre Offers comprehensive individual trauma therapy and group therapy for those who have experienced interpersonal trauma. 905-853-3040 / 1-800-263-2240
Krasman Centre Strives to inspire and support people affected by mental health and/or addiction challenges to live full lives of their choosing within supportive communities. 905-780-0491 / 1-888-780-0724
Family Services of York Region Provides services through engaging individuals, couples, families and groups in a client-centred, goal-focused change process. Counselling services emphasize identifying and building strengths, managing symptoms, and resolving emotional conflicts
Kids Help Phone Canada’s only 24/7, national support service. They offer professional counselling, information and referrals and volunteer-le-d, text-based support to young people in both English and French. – 1-800-668-6868 / TEXT: CONNECT to 686868
211 Ontario An award winning helpline and website that provides information on and referrals to Ontario’s community, social, health-related and government services. The vision for 211 Ontario is to be the primary source of information and gateway to human services for individuals and planners.