Reprinted from the How’s Work? Life in the Workplace issue of Visions Journal, 2022, 17 (3), p. 32
BC Human Rights Tribunal
The BC Human Rights Tribunal helps British Columbians who experience discrimination, which includes discrimination at work.
Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety
Resources and training opportunities for employers and employees.
Care For Caregivers
Mental health resources for healthcare workers, including free webinars and confidential peer support by phone or chat.
Mental Health Commission of Canada: Workplace Mental Health
The Mental Health Commission of Canada offers a number of resources and training opportunities, including:
- National Standard: Learn more about the National Standard of Canada for Psychological Health and Safety in the Workplace, which are guidelines for all Canadian workplaces that help protect employees and foster healthy workplaces. Being a Mindful Employee: An Orientation to Psychological Health and Safety in the Workplace is a training course to help employers implement and evaluate strategies.
- The Working Mind: Courses for managers and employees that cover stigma, strategies for good mental health at work, and tools for leadership teams. There is also a version of this program for first responders called The Working Mind First Responders.
- Mental Health First Aid: Helps anyone recognize mental health problems and respond to someone who is experiencing a crisis or needs help.
Mind The Bar
Learn more about what you can do to prepare for disasters like floods and wildfires, what to do if you receive an Evacuation Order, how to see if you qualify for disaster financial assistance, and where to go for help with recovery.
Courses to help anyone understand and respond to substance use and help others seek help.
Workplace Strategies for Mental Health
Organizational strategies, tools for leaders, and resources for employees to help everyone take care of their mental health and well-being at work.
WorkSafeBC: Psychological Health and Safety Initiative
Education and resources for employers to manage psychological risks at work.