The Mental Health Commission of Canada has developed training programs designed to address mental health and wellness in Canadian workplaces. The Working Mind (TWM) Workplace Mental Health and Wellness is a science and education based program designed to address, promote mental health and reduce the stigma of mental illness in a workplace setting.

Nova Scotia Trucking Safety Association is pleased to be offering The Working Mind Programs for trucking companies across Nova Scotia. 

The manager and supervisors version include:

  • A focus on dispelling the myths of mental health problems and mental illnesses, aiming to reduce associated stigma
  • An overview of the Mental Health Continuum Model
  • Self-assessment of one’s own mental health along the continuum
  • Strategies one can apply at each point along the continuum

The managers’ & supervisors version includes additional course content, such as:

  • Workplace accommodations and return to work
  • How to observe changes in employees along the continuum
  • Appropriate actions to take
  • How to communicate with employees about mental health illness in a workplace context

the working find for managers & supervisors