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Working Mind Certification Program Info Session

The Mental Health Commission of Canada


The Working Mind Certification Program Information Session

The Nova Scotia Trucking Safety Association, in partnership with Mental Health Commission of Canada, invites you to join us on for a Breakfast Meeting to talk about “making mental health a priority in our workplaces”.

Where: Best Western Plus, 15 Spectacle Lake Drive, Dartmouth, NS

When: Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Time: 8:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

Guest Speaker, Sue Mercer, Mental Health Commission of Canada will present an overview of “The Working Mind” program which provides tools and techniques proven to help employees, supervisors, and senior management identify indicators of declining and poor mental health in their workplace as well as learn strategies to maintain good mental health.

Included in this session will be information about “The Working Mind’s Train the Trainer” Certification Program which our Association is interested in pursuing for our industry. Companies who attend may be interested in having employees complete the certification program so they have resources available “in house”.

We encourage you or individuals in your organization who would be interested in learning more about the program to attend this information session.

Did you know:

  • One in five people in Canada experience a mental health problem or illness with a cost to the economy of well in excess of $50 billion?

  • Only one in three people who experience a mental health problem or illness report that they have sought and received services and treatment?

  • Mental health problems and illnesses also account for more than $6 billion in lost productivity due to absenteeism and presenteeism?

To learn more and to pre-register please contact us: Phone: 902-405-3350; Email:

Please pre-register. We look forward to having you join us on March 22, 2017.


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