The fourth annual Mental Health Summit in Toronto presented by Benefits Canada was held at the Sutton Place Hotel on Nov. 10, 2011.
The theme of the event was "Empowering Employees to Take Action". Presenters uncovered alarming statistics about mental illness in the workplace, shared feedback from employee surveys, presented findings from pilot projects, and outlined cost-effective strategies and tools that employers can use to support their employees through mental illness and facilitate their return to work.
The following report summarizes the presentations and highlights the key themes and top-level insights that emerged from the event.
The Power Within (PDF)