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"The Working Mind" - Employee Mental Wellness Training

"The Working Mind" - Employee Mental Wellness Training

Trainings and seminars on employee mental health are emerging from all corners of the internet and in workplaces. This is testament to the growing awareness of the importance of workplace mental health in general, but in particular its effect on productivity and subsequent financial outcomes for employers. You can never have too much education, and when it comes to mental health the more you know the more you can make a positive impact with those you interact with…

Stigma in the Workplace: A $20 Billion Problem

Stigma in the Workplace: A $20 Billion Problem

The workplace can play an integral part in maintaining positive mental health. Yet, it can also be a stressful environment, contributing to the rise of mental health problems and illness. Recently, an article was posted on CBC News regarding stigma around mental illness in the workplace. Stigma – negative attitudes and the behaviours they create – can prevent many employers from understanding how to address mental health issues in the workplace (Mental Health Commission of Canada, 2015). 

Mental Health First Aid Training

Mental Health First Aid Training

CPR and physical first aid courses are a common requirement in many workplaces to ensure there are people trained in case of a physical health emergency like a heart attack or choking. What isn't covered in these courses are mental health crises, like a panic attack or someone feeling suicidal. The course also focuses on increasing awareness and education about mental health by focusing on prevention, something we are passionate about at L&L Consulting. We are happy to work with your organization to understand your needs, to see if MHFA is appropriate for you.