NOT 9 TO 5 RESOURCES

WORKPLACE MENTAL HEALTH

​In our capitalist society – work is an indicator of our value and therefore a major player in our lives. With this in mind, the status and safety of our workplaces is key to our overall mental health. These resources help us learn how to provide and prioritize workplace mental health.

STUDIES FOR WORKPLACE MENTAL HEALTH

 

Deloitte Insights

Deloitte Insights released a Canadian study called “The ROI in workplace mental health programs: Good for people, good for business.“ It is a HUGE asset for employers navigating workplace mental health.

Google Case Study

Google lead a case study years ago to determine what is crucial to create an effective and productive team. The research showed the most important factor is Psychological Safety, which means team members feel safe to take risks and be vulnerable in front of each other. Click here to learn how to cultivate and foster psychological safety in a work environment.

 

WORKPLACE TRAINING

 

Healthy Pour

Training and development courses to learn more about mental, organizational, and social health within the context of the workplace as well as its impact on our overall health and well-being. For all hospitality workers, from leadership to just starting out.

Not 9 to 5 CNECTed Certification

Not 9 to 5 created CNECTing, an online platform for hospitality professionals to access educational content about mental health and bring the community together. CNECTed is our mental health certification and training program. Employees and employers alike can get CNECTed certified to have the skills, resources and tools to learn how to identify, understand and respond to crisis situations and equip yourself with vocabulary, tools and coping strategies for improving workplace mental health.

 

ONLINE MENTAL HEALTH BENEFITS PROVIDERS

 

League

An online benefits provider that offers a Mental Health Concierge available via live chat. Depending on your needs, you can have access to personalized recommendations for counselling and online resources for exercises from a medical professional.

Dialogue

Dialogue offers stress management and wellness services through its app or online. The Dialogue platform works on three core values: confidentiality, cost-effectiveness and convenience.

PRACTICAL GUIDES FOR MENTAL HEALTH IN THE WORKPLACE

 

Not 9 to 5’s Tool to Fostering Psychological Safety

This is just 1 of 14 tools that are a part of Not 9 to 5’s CNECTed certification program. This is a list of tangible, concrete actions to provide employees with a psychologically safe workplace. Change starts with advocating but has to be followed by action.

ReWork: Guide to Foster Psychological Safety

A concise list of approachable, easily applicable action points for managers to foster psychological safety in their workplace.

The Mental Health Coalition’s Guide to Addressing Mental Health in the Workplace

While not everyone deals with a clinical mental health condition, everyone has mental health and experiences things like stress, burnout, workplace social anxiety, and performance anxiety. This resource offers ways to identify and remove common roadblocks to open conversations about mental health in the workplace. Using these actionable steps can help managers address mental health with their teams to improve the workplace culture around mental health.

“Beautiful Brains: A Mental Health Manual for the Modern Workforce.” PDF

Made of Millions offers this free PDF. Beautiful Brains is a six-step program that helps modern businesses implement progressive mental health policies. It covers everything from stigmatizing language and employee accommodations to confidentiality plans and cultural initiatives.

“Asking for What You Need” Worksheet

Have a situation that you want to speak to your manager about but don’t know where to start? This a great asset by local modern therapy company Shift Collab to guide you on “Asking For What You Need.”

 

EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS (EAP)

 

EAP’S offer employees at all levels and their dependents 24/7 access to free assessments and counseling from professionals with full confidentiality from their employer. They can receive guidance on mental health and/or substance use challenges, workplace stress, grief, relationships, finances or any other subject/concerns that could affect personal wellbeing and work performance.

List of EAP Programs

This list is of the top 9 EAP’s for 2022, according to SelectSoftware Reviews. Many on the list are global, and a few are just in the USA. Read SSR’s reviews of each, or follow the links direct to the websites to learn more.

Mind The Bar Foundation

Mind The Bar Foundation is a not-for-profit mental health resource, information & support initiative designed by the hospitality industry, for the hospitality industry. To become a member of Mind The Bar, the only requirement is working in food and beverage services. Mind The Bar covers all of the annual costs for their members to access LifeWorks EAP.

THIS LIST IS FOR INFORMATION PURPOSES ONLY AND IS NOT AN ENDORSEMENT BY NOT 9 TO 5 OR GUARANTEE ANY PARTICULAR OUTCOME.

CNECTing PLATFORM

CNECTing is the world’s first mental health educational platform designed for the hospitality industry. Created for us by us.

We distribute educational content to develop your mental health and substance use support skills while bringing the community together.

CNECTing stands for Change Needs Everyone Coming Together. Join now!

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