Workplace Strategies for Mental Health

Workplace Mental Health: Self-care Strategies & Resources

Supporting a mentally healthy workplace within your team is important.

Managing Stress: Finding out what works for you to relieve stress in a healthy way is an important part of staying well. We're all different, and what works for one person may not work for another. Here are some suggestions:

Getting help at work

There are people at your workplace you may be able to go to for help. Here are some suggestions you may use to help these people help you.

Talking to your manager/

Talking to a human resources representative

Talking to a counselor through your Employee Assistance Plan (EAP)

1. These are the things that are a problem for me right now and here are some ideas for what might make it easier for me to do my job. Can you look at them and let me know what is possible?

2. Can we book some time to talk about my work performance? I'd like your input on how I can better manage my time, prioritize tasks, etc.

3. Can you please let me know if you notice any changes in my performance so that we can talk about it?

This document will teach you about:

  • Learning healthy ways to manage stress ·       
  • Taking care of your body 
  • Avoiding or quitting temporary fixes that can create other problems
  • Making time for yourself
  • Asking for support from family members