Mental Health and Addictions in the Workplace

Mental Health and Addictions in the Workplace: Presentations

Presentations | Interviews

Mental Health and Addictions in the Workplace Special Symposium Agenda


Sunday, 18 July 2010

12:30 – 13:00

LUNCH & GREETINGS

Greetings on behalf of PNWER Health Care Working Group

  • John Sproule, Co-Chair of PNWER Health Care Working Group & Institute of Health Economics

13:00 – 13:45

OPENING ADDRESS

Trends in mental health in the workplace: Psychologically healthy workplaces

13:45 – 15:00

WHAT DOES THE SCIENCE TELL US?

Addictions in the North American Workplace: A Research Review

Some Things That Employers Need to Know About Mental Health & Addictions: New Survey Results From IHE Research

Stigma and the (Mis)Understanding of Depression: Research on Mental Health Literacy

Response Panel & Q/A 

15:15 – 16:30

SECTION TWO: Employer responses and new resources.

Guarding Minds @ Work: A Workplace Guide to Psychological Safety and Health

The Role of Employee and Family Assistance Programs (EFAP) and the EASNA 2009 Purchasers' Guide to EAP

Employer Case Example of SAE/SAP Workplace Drug Testing & Support in Alberta

Response Panel

  • Cathy Pryce – Alberta Health Services (Calgary)
  • Professor Roger Palmer – Faculty of Business, University of Alberta (Edmonton)

16:30 – 17:00

OPEN DISCUSSION & REVIEW

Review of Resources in Canada and US on Mental Health and Addictions in the Workplace

Open discussion with Faculty & Audience

Final comments
 



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