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The Great-West Life Centre for Mental Health in the Workplace
An excellent resource for employers on the importance of mental health in the workplace, and what they can do to mitigate the impact of mental illness. There is a particular focus on using evidence-based methods to intervene.

The Mental Health Commission of Canada
A non-profit national organization that focuses on mental health issues, and works to improve the health and social outcomes of people living with mental illness.

Workforce Advisory Committee
Outlines ongoing or upcoming initiatives aimed at helping organizational personnel make mental health a priority in the workforce.

60 Summits
An initiative that brings stakeholders together to develop a collective approach to the stay-at-work and return-to-work (SAW/RTW) process. The ACOEM's Work Disability Prevention Report is especially informative; it outlines the findings of a think tank of occupational health professionals across the U.S. and Canada, and makes specific and useful recommendations about how to prevent needless disability.

Partnership for Workplace Mental Health: a Program of the American Psychiatric Foundation
The partnership advances effective employer approaches to mental health by combining the knowledge and experience of the American Psychiatric Association and its employer partners. Pay special attention to An Employer’s Guide to Behavioral Health Services; this report provides a comprehensive look at the state of psychiatric disability, including its prevalence, its costs and how to intervene.

A Leadership Framework for Advancing Mental Health
An online resource that presents the business case for enabling mental health in the workplace. The website includes tools and information that will help you implement mental health strategies in your organization.

Consortium for Organizational Mental Healthcare (COMH)
A collective of mental health researchers, consultants and practitioners whose goal is to help apply mental health knowledge to organizational settings. The free downloadable guide Guarding Minds @ Work is especially useful.

Canadian Mental Health Association
A nation-wide charitable organization that promotes mental health and is an excellent resource for information on mental illness. The Understanding Mental Illness section is particularly helpful.

Working Through It
A collection of videos of regular folk talking about their experiences with mental illness. The videos are both enlightening and moving.
At Mynkala, seek we are devoted to helping destigmatize mental illness and creating a new path to mental health in the workplace. Every member of our staff is an expert in their field and has experience in multidisciplinary treatment. We work closely together to provide the best comprehensive, cure integrated care available.

As professionals, we collaborate to ensure we’re empowering our clients with the support and strategies they need to return to productivity. Our approach helps to build a stronger community by giving back to employees as well as organizations.

Meet Dr. Ken Suddaby, who is leading Mynkala’s professionals in changing the way people think about mental illness at work.