Workplace Solutions 2019 registration
Mind the job: not all injuries are physical
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Join us for our sixth annual workshop in the Workplace Solutions Speaker Series.
- Hear guest speaker Michael Landsberg—former TV sports host and spokesperson for mental health awareness—on his experience dealing with depression.
- Learn more about the importance of supporting mental health in the workplace—a subject that matters to employers and workers, and that brings both human and economic benefits to workplaces.
- Receive a copy of “Workplace Mental Health” by the Mood Disorders Society of Canada.
- Be better prepared as we move into developing regulations that will encourage and empower workers and employers to prevent psychological injury in the workplace.
Michael Landsberg is described as a brash, witty and charismatic presenter, veteran TV and radio host and a vocal advocate for mental health awareness. Relating his own struggle with depression, he will explain why mental illness isn’t a weakness (www.sicknotweak.com).
Tuesday, February 12
Yukon Beringia Interpretive Centre, Alaska Highway, Whitehorse (near the airport)
|8:30 to 10:30
||Welcome. Presentation by Michael Landsberg: “Darkness and Hope. Depression, Sports, and Me.”
|10:30 to 11:00
||Question and answer session. Refreshments.
Workplace Solutions will be followed by a separate “Mental Health Works–In Focus” presentation by the Canadian Mental Health Association–Yukon from 12:45 to 4:45 p.m. Register here for the afternoon event.