Mental Health & Wellness Resources For Employees - ICBA

WELLNESS RESOURCES

Monthly mental health resources

The following resource materials are intended to provide you with additional information to promote employee well-being and healthy workplace cultures. We recommend you check this resource often to view our theme-specific materials.

  • Respectful Workplaces
  • Physical Health
  • Pain Avoidance and Addictions
  • Mental Health – Suicide Prevention
  • Diversity and Inclusion
  • Mental Health – Depression and Anxiety
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Psychological Safety in the Workplace
  • Cancer Awareness
  • Financial Fitness
  • Reflection
  • Stigma and Mental Health

If you or someone you know is having thoughts of suicide, please call the Canada Suicide Prevention Service

833-456-4566

or Crisis Centre BC

1-800-784-2433

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Monthly Theme:
Mental Health: Anxiety and Depression

Support Centres and Additional Resources

Articles about anxiety and depression:
Anxiety and depression self-assessments and tools:
Anxiety and Depression: What's the Difference?
This could be why you're depressed or anxious– TedX Talk by Johann Hari
A new plan for anxious feelings: escape the custard! – Tedx Talk by Neil Hughes

Previous Themes

Support centres and additional resources:

Articles about Stigma and Mental Health:

Mental health assessments and tools:

Videos about Stigma: 

Stigma – Workplace Strategies for Mental Health

Breaking the Stigma and Shame of Mental Illness

Imagine There Was No Stigma to Mental Illness

Support centres and additional resources:

Articles about Respectful Workplaces:

Respectful Workplace assessments and tools:

Videos about Respectful Workplaces: 

Why being respectful to your coworkers is good for business – Ted Talk by Christine Porath

Workplace bullying – Reachout.com Australia

How I survived workplace bullying – TedX Talk by Sherry Benson-Podolchuk

Support centres and additional resources:

Articles about Physical Health:

Physical Health assessments and tools:

Videos about Physical Health: 

Canada’s struggle to get enough sleep – CBC News

How the food you eat affects your brain – Ted Ed by Mia Nacamulli

Construction Site Workout: Squat, Stretch, Bend (Benefits of Stretching) – Associated Press

Support centres and additional resources:

Articles about Pain Avoidance and Addiction:

Pain Avoidance and Addiction self-assessments and tools:

Videos about Pain Avoidance and Addiction: 

Geroy Simon from the BC Lions explains how to respond to an overdose.

Canucks Alumni Chris Higgins Talks About the Stigma Around Addiction.

Everything you think you know about addiction is wrong Ted Talk by Johann Hari

Support centres and additional resources:

Articles about Suicide Prevention:

Pain Avoidance and Addiction self-assessments and tools:

Videos about Pain Avoidance and Addiction: 

Why we need to talk about suicide TEDx talk by Mark Henick

What I learned from my husband’s suicide TEDx Talk by Lori Prichard

How Do You Stop Men Taking Their Own Lives? TEDx Talk by Ben Akers

Support centres and additional resources:

Articles about Diversity and Inclusion:

Pain Avoidance and Addiction self-assessments and tools:

Videos about Pain Avoidance and Addiction: 

What Diversity & Inclusion is REALLY About by Simon Sinek

Do These People Have More In Common Than You Think? | Reverse Assumptions

All That We Share by TV2 Denmark

Support centres and additional resources:

Articles about Depression and Anxiety:

Anxiety and Depression self-assessments and tools:

Videos about Anxiety and Depression: 

Anxiety and Depression: What’s the Difference?

This could be why you’re depressed or anxious– TedX Talk by Johann Hari

A new plan for anxious feelings: escape the custard! – Tedx Talk by Neil Hughes

Support centres and additional resources:

Articles about Emotional Intelligence:

Emotional Intelligence self-assessments and tools:

Videos about Emotional Intelligence: 

9 Things Emotionally Intelligent People Avoid Doing – Psych2Go

The People Currency: Practicing Emotional Intelligence – TedX Talk by Jason Bridges

Emotional Mastery: The Gifted Wisdom of Unpleasant Feelings – TedX Talk by Dr Joan Rosenberg

Support centres and additional resources:

Articles about Psychological Safety:

Psychological Safety self-assessments and tools:

Videos about Psychological Safety: 

National Standard for Psychological Health and Safety in the Workplace (the Standard) – Mental Health Commission of Canada

The Psychologically Safe Workplace – Workplace Stories – Canadian Mental Health Association BC

Psychological health – Is the work safe? Do I feel safe? By Worksafe Victoria (Australia)

Support centres and additional resources:

Articles about Cancer:

Cancer self-assessments and tools:

Videos about Cancer: 

How many cancer cases can we prevent in Canada by 2042? by the Canadian Cancer Society
How to help a friend with cancer - TedX talk by Christopher Gorelik
Cancer Prevention and Healthy Living by cancer.net

Support centres and additional resources:

Articles about financial fitness:

Financial fitness assessments and tools:

Videos about financial fitness: 

3 psychological tricks to help you save money – Ted
You’re Spending Too Much! – Tedx talk by Jordon Cox
How to manage credit and save money by CBC News: The National

Support centres and additional resources:

If, after reflecting, you feel like you could use some support with your mental health, here are some support centres and additional resources to help:

Articles about reflection:

Reflection tools:

Videos about reflection: 

The Value of Self-Reflection by James Schmidt
Why Introspection Matters by The School of Life
Simon Sinek on How Reflection Informs Personal Growth