If you are thinking about suicide, or you’re worried about someone else, there is help and there is hope. Call or text 9-8-8 toll free, any time — lines are open 24/7/365. To learn more about 9-8-8 visit their website.

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What do you think when we say “health and safety in the workplace”? Do you think hardhats? Do you think PPE? Or do you think about mental health?

It’s time to think “psychological” when you think of health and safety. Because your employees – and your bottom line – need you to.

You need expert advice, and you need a plan.  

Our Education team will work with you, however big or small your business. No matter what you do. We provide evidence-based training that is interactive and focused on solutions. We develop unique and catered learning experiences to create a workplace that’s safe and healthy. Psychologically speaking.

Ask how the Canadian Mental Health Association Nova Scotia Division’s education team can customize services to meet your training needs. We are happy to build out customized training sessions but here are some common topics in workplace mental health, including:

Do right by your employees, while increasing productivity and worker retention and reducing absences and working while sick (presenteeism). Your work culture depends on it and so does your business. And we’re here to help.

Contact our team today and get started on making your organization a psychologically healthier, more productive workplace.  

To learn more about our fee structures for training sessions contact our Education and Training Team at [email protected]

Non-profit rates are available for some training.


Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training [ASIST]

Anyone can make a difference. ASIST empowers participants with the skills to intervene and help someone stay safe.

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Changing Minds

Changing Minds is an educational program aimed at reducing the stigma surrounding mental illness and to increase awareness and understanding of the issues/ challenges that persons living with mental illness face daily.

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Living Life to the Full

Want to know how to feel happier, more confident and worry less right now? Would you like to learn new ways of dealing with what life throws at you? Living Life to the Full is a fun and interactive course that will help you understand your feelings, thoughts and behaviours, and what to do about them!

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Rebuilding Our Resilience

If you aren’t as resilient as you’d like to be, you can develop skills to become more resilient.

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Stress Management

Everyone feels stressed from time to time — it’s a natural part of our everyday lives. What strategies are you using to manage stress when it occurs?

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Community Suicide Awareness

Our actions, no matter how big or small, can provide hope to those who are struggling. Preventing suicide is often possible.

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Resilient Minds

Resilient Minds™ is dedicated to building resilient fire teams and services – to educate, empower and equip fire fighters with the skills and resources to grow and maintain psychological wellness.

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SafeTALK is a four-hour face-to-face workshop featuring powerful presentations, audiovisuals, and skills practice.

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Mental Health in the Workplace

Mental Health in the Workplace provides EMPLOYEES and EMPLOYERS with the tools and resources to successfully establish and maintain a healthy workplace.

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