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Workplace Mental Health 2016

Monday June 13 - Tuesday June 14 2016 InterContinental Toronto Centre Toronto, ON

Conference Overview

Be part of the solution! Participate in one of Canada’s leading events on mental health in the workplace.

Meet the thought leaders and innovators, and hear how they’re succeeding with their workplace mental health initiatives.

This year’s agenda features organizations that have invested in workplace wellness and have seen the results in reduced absenteeism, greater employee engagement and improved performance. You’ll learn from their experiences how you too can create a wellness program that has a positive impact on performance, while it helps employees become healthier and happier.

Why your attendance matters

According to the Mental Health Commission of Canada, mental illness accounts for about 30 per cent of all short-term and long-term disability claims in Canada and it is has been estimated that the value of these claims ranges from $15 to $33 billion annually.

A 2012 Conference Board of Canada report estimated that mental illness costs Canada $20 billion annually due to lost labour force participation and due to absenteeism and presenteeism.

As an employer, it is essential that your provide resources for those suffering from mental health conditions. But why focus only on those who are ill? Why not turn your mental health initiatives into efforts to optimize the mental well being of all your employees? What would the results be then?

Be among the first to hear about the Board’s latest research on workplace wellness.

This year's event will feature the 2nd of four reports in the Board’s Healthy Brains Series. Healthy Brains at Work: Employer-Sponsored Mental Health Benefits and Programs sets out to discover the prevalence of employer-sponsored benefits and programs that address mental health conditions in Canada.

The opening session will review the results of past research, highlighting the most important facts about mentally healthy workplaces and the strategies that build them.

Applying evidence based approach—and reaping the benefits

The key to increasing performance is by optimizing the mental well being of your employees is to take an evidence-based approach. This conference will feature of range of options available that can make a real difference to the mental wellbeing of your workforce.

Sponsors

We’d like to thank our generous sponsors for their contribution to this event.

Homewood Health logo


Morneau Shepell logo


Sun Life Assurance Company of Canada logo


Xerox HR Services logo


McKesson Canada logo

Exhibit Sponsors

A.R.S. Assessment Rehabilitation Services Inc. logo

LifeSpeak Inc. logo

Medaca Health Group logo

Mental Health Commission of Canada logo

Marketing Partners

Certified Disability Management Professionals logo

Healthy Minds Canada logo

Special Contributor

FitterFirst logo


The details of this event are subject to change. Please revisit this page periodically for updated information.

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The full agenda for this event is now available.

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Sponsor this event, and connect with your top prospects!

Meet senior executives, leading practitioners, and subject matter thought leaders. Position your organization as a leader in its field, and associate your brand with the solutions.

To learn more about exclusive sponsor benefits, please contact Tracie Jones at (613) 526-3090 ext. 286 or jones@conferenceboard.ca.

View Our Sponsors’ Websites

Homewood Health
Morneau Shepell
Sun Life Assurance Company of Canada
Xerox HR Services
McKesson Canada

Exhibit Sponsors

A.R.S. Assessment Rehabilitation Services Inc.
LifeSpeak Inc.
Medaca Health Group
Mental Health Commission of Canada

Marketing Partners

Certified Disability Management Professionals
Healthy Minds Canada

Special Contributor

FitterFirst