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Mental Health Month Forum – 2018

May 7-13, 2018 is recognized Nationally as “Mental Health Week”, the Windsor Workplace Wellness program will recognize the entire month of May through the “Get Loud for Mental Health” initiative.

Mental Health Forum Workshops

Downtown Core Partnership Wellness Event May 9th from 12:30 – 1:00pm at Charles Clark Square

  • Collect resources from Canadian Mental Health Association.
  • Participate in a 1km walk along the riverfront with Mayor Drew Dilkens.
  • Check out mental health resources on the Windsor Public Library Bookmobile “FRED” or sign-up for a library card.

Wellness Challenge - Get Loud For Your Mental Health

The Workplace Wellness Committee is challenging employees to be active, outdoors on any lunch hour and check in on your mental health. As an added incentive, upload a photo of your Windsor outdoor destination (May through August) to earn an entry into a monthly draw for a chance to win a $25 gift card. City of Windsor employees can upload the photo via the "Get LOUD ..." link under “Popular” on the Dashboard home page.

Mental Health Resources:

Canadian Mental Health Association Resources

DepressionHurts.ca

Mood Disorders Society of Canada

Green Shield Canada Mindfulness Program - This mental health support program is like a fitness program for your mind. It is focused on helping you to take care of your mental wellness as part of your overall health. 

Mental Health and Wellness (Government of Canada) - Learn about mental health and how to improve it to benefit you. Also, get information on mental illness, its risk factors, symptoms, treatment and suicide prevention. 

Mental Health Commission of Canada 

Visit the Workhealthlife website for articles on various mental health topics from Shepell.