Mental Health: The Bigger Picture | May 1, 2018

MENTAL HEALTH AND OTHER FOUNDATIONAL FACTORS THAT INFLUENCE WORK READINESS

In Worktopia, more than 44% of individuals who enrolled in the EmploymentWorks Canada program reported experiencing three or more co-occurring mental health conditions. Challenges posed by these factors may negatively influence employment and engagement in the community.

While Worktopia’s primary focus is to improve employment skills and enhance job readiness, attention to other foundational factors such as mental health, well-being and self-esteem is demonstrating positive changes in employability, independence and social inclusion.

To read more about other foundational factors that influence work readiness, click on the TIDBIT link below.

Visit the Worktopia website for additional resources and previous research snippets.

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