In any given year, one in five Canadians will experience a psychological health illness: this translates to more than 6.7 million Canadians affected.* With staggering figures such as this, it is no surprise that legal, regulatory and research developments over the past decade now make addressing workplace psychological health and safety an essential part of an organization’s overall health strategy.
*Mental Health Commission of Canada. (2013). Making the case for investing in mental health in Canada. Calgary, AB: Mental Health Commission of Canada