The past few years have been a challenging time for those working in health care settings. Health care workers, support staff, and organizational leaders are all facing extreme levels of stress and burnout.
To help, the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) Ontario has launched Your Health Space, a free workplace mental health service for Ontario’s health care organizations. The program works with health care organizations to support the mental health of their staff by increasing awareness, encouraging authentic conversations, and providing resources and tools to promote psychological health and safety in the workplace.
Your Health Space programming is delivered through three distinct spaces designed for Health Care Workers, Leaders, and Support Staff working in hospitals, long-term care facilities, and home and community care settings. This includes nurses, doctors, personal support workers, human resource officers, chief executive officers, presidents, custodial staff, IT staff, administrative staff, kitchen staff, and security personnel. Through this program, health care workers can learn to recognize and manage symptoms of chronic workplace stress and connect with colleagues through facilitated discussions.
The program can be tailored to meet your organization’s unique needs, with both virtual and in-person options. To learn more about the program’s offerings and register your organization, please visit YourHealthSpace.ca.