Mental health is expensive for employers.
500,000 Canadians will miss work each week due to mental health issues.
Canadian companies lose an estimated $16 billion per year in productivity.
30% of all disability claims are related to mental health illness.
Visualization is the act of imagining a desired future that is better than what exists now. Imagining ourselves successfully accomplishing something is the first step toward achieving whatever it might be.
Psychological health and safety is a growing priority in Canadian workplaces.
Many workers report rising stress levels, increased work pressures, and challenges balancing competing work and family demands. Nearly 50% report work as the most stressful part of their lives. 16% said that their job is a source of depression, anxiety or other mental health issues.
Despite the efforts of many to dispel the stigma associated with mental illness, common misperceptions and stereotypes continue to inform our systems, our media, our societies and ourselves. These beliefs can create significant barriers to seeking and receiving appropriate treatment and support.