About the Session:
This presentation features the first module of our Core workshop as a condensed standalone presentation. It is our most basic introduction to workplace mental health. It provides a high-level introduction to Mental Health Works, mental health awareness, responding to some common issues, and psychological health and safety. By the end of this session, participants will be able to: Consider mental health as embedded within overall health. Understand mental health and common mental health problems in terms of balance. Understand the impact of stigmatizing language and beliefs, their own and that of others.
Renée Ouimet is the Past President of CASP. Renée is the Director of Capacity Building and Education at Canadian Mental Health Association, Ottawa Branch; she has been an educator and suicide prevention trainer for 24 years. Renée has been involved in supporting a regional suicide prevention coalition and its activities for many years