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We know that this is a time of unprecedented challenge and uncertainty, during which many of you are also having to balance multiple responsibilities. ACFO-ACAF is committed to continuing to support our community’s mental wellness during this difficult period. In that vein, we want to make our members aware that the Centre of Expertise on Mental Health and Wellness is now offering some of their courses on mental wellness for free. You can find further information on these courses copied below.
Additionally, as part of our ongoing Webinar Wednesday series, ACFO-ACAF will be hosting a virtual seminar on Workplace Mental Health with special guest Mark Henick on Wednesday, April 22. You can find more information on our Webinar Wednesday series here.
As always, if you have specific questions about your mental health as it pertains to your work, please don’t hesitate to contact an ACFO-ACAF Labour Relations Advisor at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Managing your mental health during times of crisis is an essential part of the coping process. Be sure to acknowledge how you are feeling about your personal circumstances. Take the time you need to talk to others and consult the many mental health resources available to you.
Protecting your mental health
In response to COVID-19, the Centre of Expertise on Mental Health in the Workplace has launched a new portal to better equip employees, managers and organizations to cope with information on mental health and wellness, self-care and resilience, and financial well-being.
Learning in support of mental health
Protecting and maintaining your mental health is especially important during times of isolation and social distancing. Explore these helpful online courses offered through GCcampus:
Note: GCcampus is accessible through public networks. Please do not use the Government of Canada network or Virtual Private Network (VPN) access to log in.
Mental health testimonials
You are not alone. Learn from the lived experiences of others by taking a few moments to view our suite of #GCMentalHealth videos, which offers tips, support and compelling insights from your fellow public servants.
Mental health assistance
Resources for working virtually