Now more than ever, acknowledging the importance of mental health and taking action to reduce the stigma of addiction and mental illness is a fundamental aspect of creating safe, prosperous communities.
The foundation of our daily lives depends on feeling safe in our homes, our cities and our workplaces. This includes feeling safe to seek support, utilize resources and speak openly regarding mental health concerns.
Through the Chambers of Commerce Group Insurance Plan Employee Assistance Program (EAP) - Arive®, you and your employees can access confidential, professional counselling services. Counselling from Chamber members is also available, and can provide a variety of services for specialized help.
If you’re not sure which resource is most helpful for you, take the anonymous Mental Health Check-In Assessment from the Canadian Mental Health Association.
The Chamber has focused on the importance of mental health before and during the COVID pandemic, and we will continue to advocate on behalf of our members for the creation and implementation of support networks into the future.
This Thursday, Bell Let’s Talk will return for its eleventh consecutive year to support mental health initiatives across Canada. Created to raise awareness and reduce the stigma of mental illness, the campaign has seen more than 1.1 billion interactions on social media.