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Improving psychological health in the workplace

“If you walked through a construction site today and saw a person without a hard hat or boots on, you’d be shocked,” Sapna Mahajan says. Mahajan, director of mental health prevention and promotion initiatives at the Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC), is part of a new generation that is striving to ensure workplaces are as safe psychologically as they are physically.

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April 2014
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Stereotypes abound

In the January issue, we read about sexy stereotypes of nurses. In the March issue, we found an insert advertising the Tree of Compassion brooch. The words on the brooch (caring, gentle, cheerful, healing, kindness, patience) perpetuate another, equally harmful, stereotype. Where is the...

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