Mental Health Resources for HR Professionals

At AccessHR we intentionally focus on mental health in every aspect of our business. We talk about it, we learn about it, and we do our best to put the things we learn into practice.  We're not mental health experts, but we know some great ones!  We are on a learning journey and are pleased to share what we learn with you.  If you have resources to share, or an idea for an event, we'd love to hear from you. 

Expanded and Effective - New Ideas and a Business Case for Organizational Mental Health Support

with Shannon Hughes, Megan Joyce and Leah Jerhoff

Healthy Minds at Work - Play Video

Shannon Hughes

Event Presentation

Healthy Minds at Work - Captivate Benefi
Adobe Acrobat Document 3.6 MB

Mental Health and Wellbeing - Play Video

Megan Joyce and Leah Jerhoff

Event Presentation

Mental Health and Wellbeing presentation
Adobe Acrobat Document 1.2 MB

Transitioning Through COVID: an HR Professional's Toolkit

with Dr. Bill Howatt

Transitioning Through COVID Play Video

Dr. Bill Howatt

Event Presentation

Presentation, Transitioning through COVI
Adobe Acrobat Document 1.6 MB

The Elephant in the Room - HR's Role in Workplace Mental Health

with Melinda Hatfield, Tara Adams and Sheri Brake

Post Event Notes and Resources

Elephant in the Room Post Event Informat
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Mental Health Resources

Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC) resource hub


MHCC Continuum Self Check Tool Online 


 MHCC Language Matters - decreasing stigma.


 MHCC Toolkit Suicide Prevention in the Workplace including a 7 step conversation guide


MHCC Supporting women’s mental health in and out of the workplace 


Centre for Suicide Prevention - education and resources.


Mental health awareness campaigns:

Not Myself Today 

National Depression Screening Day - free online anonymous screening annually in October

Buddy Up - men’s suicide prevention



TogetherAll - free online anonymous peer support for all Canadians.


Home - Workplace Strategies for Mental Health -  free resources with a section specifically for People Leaders

·       AHS “Help in Tough Times”:


·       AHS Mental Health Help Line:


·       Mental Health Coalition of Canada:


·       Canadian Mental Health Association:


·       Distress Centre:


·       Calgary Counselling Centre:



·       Canada Suicide Prevention Service:

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Resources and Services for Human Resources Professionals