On July 4, ICBA Wellness is hosting a free one-hour webinar on anxiety and depression in the workplace. From the description:

Anxiety and depression are widespread challenges that impact millions of individuals worldwide. Join us as we learn how anxiety and depression manifest in various forms, affecting relationships, work performance, and overall quality of life. Together we will explore the ripple effects of these conditions, from missed opportunities to heightened stress levels in the workplace, and discover why understanding these challenges is crucial for fostering support and enhancing productivity; and how offering support can greatly benefit both individuals and organizations.

This 1-hour webinar will cover:

  • Understanding Anxiety & Depression: Gain insights into the complexities of anxiety and depression, and how they manifest in the workplace environment.
  • Recognizing Symptoms: Learn to identify the subtle signs and symptoms of anxiety and depression, empowering early intervention and support.
  • Impact on Work Performance: Explore the profound effects of anxiety and depression on productivity, absenteeism, and overall workplace dynamics.
  • Workplace Factors: Uncover the contributing factors within the workplace environment that exacerbate anxiety and depression, such as high-stress levels and lack of support structures.
  • Supportive Strategies: Discover practical strategies and approaches for supporting individuals struggling with anxiety and depression in the workplace.
  • Creating a Supportive Workplace Environment: Explore techniques for fostering a culture of empathy, understanding, and support to promote mental well-being among employees.
  • Resources and Further Support: Learn how to access valuable resources and support networks available for individuals and organizations seeking assistance with managing anxiety and depression in the workplace.

Check it out (or register) HERE.

Each week, ICBA’s Jordan Bateman reflects on what we’ve learned as we participate in ICBA’s Workplace Wellness Program. ICBA’s Workplace Wellness Program is helping more than 100 companies and more than 10,000 construction professionals better understand mental health. This program is free for all ICBA members – check out icba.ca/wellness for details.