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Webinar, Nov. 17/21: Supporting Mental Health in the Workplace

11 a.m.-12 p.m. PT via Zoom.

MagsBC and AMPA members may register for free; all others $10 except for those facing financial barriers to attending. [Registration closed.]

AMPA and the Magazine Association of BC are pleased to partner on this webinar, presented by Tiana Field-Ridley, Mental Health Commission of Canada.

Tiana will provide practical strategies to support mental health in the workplace and will include:

  • What is mental health
  • The difference between mental health and mental illness
  • The need for crisis and mental health training
  • How stress impacts work
  • Managing workloads and creating balance
  • Coping strategies through change and uncertainty
  • Returning to the workplace, and
  • Tips for resiliency.

Tools and resources for both individuals and organizations will be shared.

Tiana Field-Ridley is an enthusiastic mental health advocate with a passion for turning systems knowledge into real-world change. She is currently working as a Workplace Implementation Specialist at the Mental Health Commission of Canada, where she supports employers in building workplace mental health strategies that align with the National Standard of Canada on Psychological Health and Safety in the Workplace.

Her former experience includes six years serving on the Alberta Mental Health Review Panel where she gained extensive experience with in both mental health and judicial systems. She was also previously self-employed as an independent Mental Health First Aid instructor and conflict management consultant with a focus on community development.

Tiana holds a degree in Human Services, along with certifications in Psychological Health and Safety, Mediation, Communication and Conflict Resolution as well as Workplace Fairness a Workplace Mental Health Implementation Specialist helping to develop and deliver services to support employers with implementation of workplace mental health strategies that align with the National Standard of Canada on Psychological Health and Safety in the Workplace.

Host, Joyce Byrne is past president of the Alberta Magazine Publishers Association and an award-winning veteran of the Canadian magazine industry. She has led creative, marketing and sales teams and boards in Toronto, Edmonton and Calgary, and has worked on nearly every type of magazine, from literary to light industrial, with consumer, business, health and cannabis in between.

Joyce is AMPA’s curriculum consultant and the host of this year’s AMPA Webinar Series. Her personal brand is I Love Magazines.


Funded by the Government of Canada



Additional funding provided by:

Creative BC | Supported by the province of British Columbia

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