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Daybreak 2013--“Mental Health in the Workplace: Everybody’s Business”

London, Ontario
October 10, 2013

7:00-11:30 a.m.
Best Western Lamplighter Inn

This educational and interactive one day workshop will provide practitioners of health and wellness programs in small to medium sized businesses with expert information on recognizing and addressing mental health issues in the workplace.

The keynote speaker, Sapna Mahajan, from the Mental Health Commission of Canada, will present the new National Standard of Canada for Psychological Health and Safety in the Workplace and will provide an overview of resources that are available to you as an employer.

Guests will also hear from an expert panel, including Legal, Human Resources, Business Research & Strategy, and the Mental Health Commission of Canada and will have the opportunity to interact with the panel in an approachable format.

Upon registration (see link below), participants are encouraged to pre-submit questions for the panel discussion.

Why should you consider attending?

  • Did you know that 92% of people on a mental health leave from work report their workplace as the reason for their leave (Benefits Canada)
  • Mental health and illnesses are the leading cause of disability in Canada (CSA group 2013)
  • 30% of the working population report experiencing work as “quite stressful” or “extremely stressful” on most days (Canadian Community Health Survey)
  • These are your Employees and Colleagues!

Come to the workshop so you can learn how to stop the stress and improve the productivity!

Cost: early bird rate is just $40;  after September 15th it rises to $50

Check out the event web-site and register to attend at http://www.londondaybreak.ca.