This e-course is an introduction to the issues associated with mental health in the workplace. As an awareness course, it is helpful to all workplace parties (employers, managers, supervisors, and employees) and will help you gain a better understanding about why mental health at work is so important. This course is an introduction to mental illness, mental well-being, and the factors that put people at risk. You will also learn about the value of early intervention and the promotion of mental well-being at work.
Mental health promotion benefits everyone – whether the person is healthy, at risk for developing difficulties, or has an existing issue. This course is the introductory module to a series of mental health e-learning courses. The other courses focus on different areas important to mental health in the workplace. The courses are:
• Mental Health: Health and Wellness Strategies
• Mental Health: Signs, Symptoms and Solutions
• Mental Health: Psychologically Healthy Workplaces
• Mental Health: Communication Strategies
The course was developed by the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS) in collaboration with the High Point Wellness Centre.