Created December 1, 2020, by Kathryn Breakell, Langara College Library & Information Technology practicum student. Last checked April 29, 2021, by Rachel Lin Langara College Library & Information Technology practicum student.
In this section:
- The Basics
- Mental Health in the Workplace
- Mental Health in Publishing
Canadian Mental Health Association. “Fast Facts about Mental Illness.” CMHA, 2013. Read Article
Note: excerpted from Mental Health Commission of Canada (2013), who was making the case for investing in mental health in Canada.
Government of Canada. “About Mental Health.” Jun. 22, 2020. Read Article
Note: This link describes mental health in general terms and gives advice on how to take care of your general mental health.
Homewood Health. “Understanding Depression.” Read Article
Note: Homewood Health is a Canadian company specializing in offering mental health and addiction services.
Omotayo, Abisola. “Accommodating Mental Health-Breaking down the Stigma.” BC Human Rights Clinic, Oct. 29, 2018. Read Article
National Alliance on Mental Illness. “Common with Mental Illness.” Read Article
Note: This article offers a more in-depth course on mental illness to those who have family members who are dealing with mental illness. Their site also offers more accessible definitions of the main types of mental illnesses that are suffered by the general public, what the symptoms are of those mental illnesses are, so you can recognize them yourself.
Mental Health in the Workplace
Government of B.C. “Managing Mental Health Issues at Work.” Read Article
Government of B.C. “Mental Health Issues at Work.” Read Article
Heritage BC. “Tips & Information for Self-Care and Workplace Mental Health.” Read Here.
Wellness Matters. “Wellness Matters: How to Promote Mental Health in the Workplace.” BCBusiness, Aug. 24, 2018. Read Article
Note: Previously published by BCLiving
Mental Health in Publishing
Hartman, Liz. “Reading to Save Lives: Publishing and Mental Health.” Publisher’s Weekly, Aug. 3, 2018. Read Article
Nawotka, Ed. “Introducing … the International View: PRH Canada Focuses on Mental Health.” Publisher’s Weekly, Jan. 19, 2019. Read Article
Sullivan, Katie. “Mental Health for Writers.” TCK Publishing. Read Article
Wood, Heloise. “Authors urge publishers to ‘give space’ to mental health.” The Bookseller, Nov. 26, 2019. Read Article