Workplace Mental Health

Many of us have stressful jobs. A negative workplace can be exhausting, overwhelming and damaging to your health. Whether you have an unreasonable and inattentive manager, or you’re struggling to adapt to changes or restructuring, all workers deal with job challenges at some point during their careers.

This workshop contains tools (created by workers, for workers) to help deal with workplace stress and its consequences. The focus is on mental health, and preventing mental injury.

Focusing on all aspects of your health, including the emotional and mental, does pay off in the long-term. Emphasizing preventative tips and tricks gives you an advantage in dealing with stressful situations or sudden changes that pop up later. It’s an important act of self-care that will extend far into other areas of your life.

Here’s what the toolkit contains:

Consequences of workplace stress

Definitions

Reactions from employers, government

Workers’ rights (Ontario-specific)

A sample action plan

Additional resources

 

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