The Road Ahead: Employment, the Economy and Workplace Mental Health
Network, Spring 2009
Volume 25, Number 1
IN THIS ISSUE: Guest Editorial: Redefining Workplace Health and Safety – Corporate Trailblazers – Learning to Work – Peer Support in Uniform – Psychological Safety at Work – Psychological Safety at Work – Managing Workplace Stress in a Declining Economy – Ask a Mental Health Works Trainer – Managing Workplace Stress in a Declining Economy – Ask a Mental Health Works Trainer – Research Snapshot: Workplace Health Promotion.
Guest Editorial – Redefining Workplace Health and Safety
Ian Arnold, chair of the Mental Health Commission of Canada’s Workforce Advisory Committee, describes the road ahead
Canada Post and Great-West Life are leading the way towards greater workplace awareness of mental health
Learning to Work
Redefining the relationship between education and employment supports
Peer Support in Uniform
Soldiers recovering from post-traumatic stress disorder no longer need to suffer in silence
Psychological Safety at Work
Dr. Martin Shain and Dr. Joti Samra discuss Guarding Minds @ Work, a new project to protect employees from mental injuries on the job
Managing Workplace Stress in a Declining Economy
A tip sheet to help employers and employees weather tough economic times
Ask a Mental Health Works Trainer
Straight answers to tough questions about managing workplace accommodations, communicating with co-workers, and protecting confidentiality
Research Snapshot: Workplace Health Promotion
Promising practices for mental health promotion in the workplace
Rae Ganz, Ahead (digital photograph), 2008.
Reproduced by permission. This work appears in the Touched by Fire online exhibition at www.touchedbyfire.ca.