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Video: Evolution of Workplace Mental Health in Canada

Posted by on September 19, 2018 in Blog.

A study by Employers’ Health Coalition found that lost productivity from presenteeism was at least 7.5 times greater than productivity loss from absenteeism. Presenteeism occurs when employees are physically present, but due to an unaddressed physical or emotional issue, distracted to the point of reduced productivity. Using this figure, it is estimated that presenteeism could cost Canadian businesses $15 to $25 billion per year. The good news is that Canadians are becoming more respo...Read More Here!

 

Video: 500,000 Canadians miss work each week due to mental health concerns

Posted by on September 19, 2018 in Blog.

An April 2017 Ipsos poll commissioned by Global News which looked at the impact of mental health issues on Canadians in the past 12 months found that 17% of Canadians say they’ve taken time off work and school to deal with a personal mental health issue. Another 8% say they’ve taken time away from their professional lives to help a family member or close friend grappling with mental illness. As well, 23% say they are taking medication to help with their mental health issue. Another 2017 I...Read More Here!

 

Video: What is the impact of mental health in the workplace?

Posted by on September 13, 2018 in Blog.

Mental and psychological health concerns can have a significant impact on the way we think about ourselves, relate to others, and interact with our environment. They affect our thoughts, feelings, abilities and behaviours. Employees with mental and psychological health issues may doubt their abilities and competency, feel and act less confident or less productive, experience a sense of paranoia with their surrounding s or co-workers, have difficulty concentrating or learning, lose their ability ...Read More Here!

 

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