Canada sets world’s first standard for mentally healthy workplaces | The journey was long and fraught with obstacles. The goal once seemed unreachable. But this week, Canada became the first country in the world to adopt a national standard for mental health in the workplace.
The Poverty Line in Toronto: "The poverty line in T.O. is $18,759/year. ODSP income per person is $11,160/year. Our sick and weak live $7599 under the poverty line." | Photo taken by Ann Douglas #flickr 2011 in St Lawrence Market, Toronto, ON, Canada | CC BY-NC-SA 2.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/deed.de
From now until the end of January, make a kindness resolution to do 5 random acts of kindness and help make the world a happier place, one kind act at a time. Join now (it’s free!) and $100 will be donated in your name to the Canadian Women’s Foundation by the Lise Watier Foundation to support programs across Canada that move women and girls out of poverty, out of violence and into confidence.
NPR via ADDitude Magazine "Teacher's Expectations Can Influence How Students Perform" Teachers interact differently with students expected to succeed. But they can be trained to change those classroom behaviors.
Mother, father, neighbour, friend – one in five Canadians will experience a mental health problem or illness every year, at a cost of over $50 billion to our economy. We need a national strategy to help combat mental health problems and illness. Click below to take action to support mental health in Canada.
211 is a three-digit phone number, 2-1-1, and website (www.211ontario.ca) to available to provide information on community, social, health and government services in Ontario. The service is there to help Ontario residence find support to be resilient and resourceful, no matter what life situation is challenging them. 211 is here to help you find the right service in your community that meets your needs. You can call or search the website 24 hours a day, every day of the year-even on…