Thursday, 1 November 2018

Mental Health First Aid

There are still a few spots available for the December 6/7 Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) workshop. MHFA provides instruction to individuals in order to develop their ability and confidence to offer basic first line mental health first aid to others when required. The program is geared towards those staff working in front-line positions. For more information, please visit the Faculty and Staff websiteTo register, email org.health@ualberta.ca and include your faculty/department, speed code and phone number.

November Lunch and Learn Bulletin

November is Diabetes Awareness Month. Join us for a different topic each week this month including meal planning, exercise, stress management, and weight management for diabetes. If you are a caregiver for elderly parents, learn how to support them and yourself at 'Supporting the Caregiver'. Learn how to navigate the change process successfully at 'The Fundamentals of Change and Transition'.
For more information on the November Lunch and Learn sessions, please see the Human Resource Services November 2018 Lunch & Learn Bulletin and visit The Learning Shop to register.

Life Lines: Men's Mental Health

Life Lines is a publication brought to you by the University’s Employee and Family Assistance Program provider, Homewood Health. With the aim of "Improving Your Quality of Life – One Step at a Time”, this month’s edition focuses on "Men's Mental Health". Read Life Lines November 2018 to learn more. Lignes de vie novembre 2018: "La santé mentale des hommes".

Friday, 5 October 2018

Open Workshop: Mental Health in the Workplace

HRS, Organizational Development, Equity and Health invites you to attend the half-day workshop "Mental Health in the Workplace". This workshop is designed to promote awareness of common mental health concerns and introduce strategies for handling mental illness effectively within the work environment. To learn more about the workshop and to register, please visit The Learning Shop.

Tuesday, 2 October 2018

World Mental Health Day - October 10th

In an effort to raise awareness of the importance of mental health, the university's Days of Action committee is using the Light Up Purple campaign. The campaign is intended to remind us about the importance of creating safe spaces to talk about mental health and to support those who are struggling. Show your support on October 10th by wearing purple and displaying the World Mental Health Day postcard.

October Lunch & Learn Bulletin

October is Canada's Health Workplace Month. Help contribute to a healthy workplace - attend one or all of the October Lunch and Learns from Understanding Anxiety and Depression to Estate Planning! For more information on the October Lunch and Learn sessions, please see the Human Resource Services October 2018 Lunch & Learn Bulletin and visit The Learning Shop to register.

Life Lines: 360 Degrees of Mental Health

Life Lines is a publication brought to you by the University’s Employee and Family Assistance Program provider, Homewood Health. With the aim of "Improving Your Quality of Life – One Step at a Time”, this month’s edition focuses on "360 Degrees of Mental Health: A Broad View of Its Impact and Laying a Foundation for Better Mental Health Hygiene". Read Life Lines October 2018 to learn more. Lignes de Vie Octobre 2018: "360 degrés de santé mentale: une vue d'ensemble de l’impact des maladies psychologiques et des bonnes pratiques d’hygiène mentale".