Message from the Co-Chairs on Mental Health Week 2018

For this year’s annual Mental Health Week campaign, running May 7 to 13, the Canadian Mental Health Association is inviting Canadians to “#GetLOUD about what mental health really is”. As Co-Chairs of the Government of Canada’s Centre of Expertise on Mental Health in the Workplace, we invite all federal public servants to do likewise and to take part in Mental Health Week activities taking place in their respective organisations.

By learning, talking, reflecting and engaging on mental health in our workplace, we are helping to change the culture within the public service to be more respectful and supportive of our colleagues who struggle with their mental health.

Mental health in the workplace is everyone’s responsibility. Through the resources, services and supports we make available here, we are empowering employees in managing their own mental health, while equipping managers and organisations with the tools needed to address psychological health and safety at work.

Working together, we are building a more diverse, inclusive and respectful federal public service. Because a mentally healthier workforce is one that is more effective, productive and engaged to better serve Canadians.

This Mental Health Week, let us celebrate the progress we’ve made to date, while keeping an eye to the work that remains to be done. Follow us on Twitter to keep abreast of the latest news and updates from our Centre of Expertise.

Sean Ross
Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat
Co-chair of the Centre of Expertise on Mental Health in the Workplace

Denis St-Jean
Public Service Alliance of Canada
Co-chair of the Centre of Expertise on Mental Health in the Workplace

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