City of Saskatoon Employee Family Assistance Program
Employee & Family Assistance Program Board of Directors (the “Board”) is
represented by Unions, Associations, Departments and Boards of the City of
Saskatoon. It has full authority and
responsibility over the governance, operation and evaluation of The City of
Saskatoon Employee & Family Assistance Program (the “Program”).
To enable support
to City employees and their families to address personal issues that may be
impacting work performance through proper governance and responsibility of the
The Board of Directors is responsible to ensure the operation
and evaluation of the Program continues to support the needs of the City’s
employees and their families in the most cost-effective process. The Board recognizes that treatment for
mental health and behaviour issues, when referred to appropriate professionals,
can foster an emotionally healthy work environment.
24 hour, 7 day a week emergency service for anyone experiencing a crisis. Response occurs over the telephone, in the office or in the community (within Saskatoon City limits).
Individuals and families affected by mood disorders recover and heal.
Recovery Supports and Programs: To support recovery and healing for individuals affected by mood disorders and their families by providing innovative, high quality supports and programs.
Entry and Navigation: To be responsive to the needs of individuals affected by mood disorders and their families by facilitating their entry to recovery and helping them to navigate to the services and supports they need.
Knowledge: To contribute to knowledge of the effectiveness of recovery supports and programs through evaluation.
Awareness and Outreach: To engage the community to increase awareness about mood disorders and reduce stigma and to communicate about the supports and programs that we offer.
Building your Mental Health one support at a time through a nation wide charitable organization that promotes the Mental Health of all and supports the resilience and recovery of peole experincing a Mental Health Illness.
Bridgepoint is a provincally approved residential program in Milden Sask. The retreat offers peace, quiet, privacy and simplicity.
Recovery is not necessarily about eliminating the eating disorder behavious. It's about living life differently, so that the behaviours diminish over time and eventually disappear.
Struggling with anxiety? Tired of missing out? There are things you can do to stop anxiety and fear from controlling your life. MindShift is an app designed to help teens and young adults cope with anxiety. It can help you change how you think about anxiety. Rather than trying to avoid anxiety, you can make an important shift and face it.
PLEA (Public Legal Education Association) has an amazing new initiative that offers survivors of sexual violence referral to a lawyer and up to 2 hours of free legal information and advice. Please take a look at their web site for more information: listen.plea.org.
Today the recognition and willingness to address issues related to workplace mental health is greater than ever. However, there is much more to be done. Mental Health Works is dedicated to advancing the field of workplace mental health through skills enhancement training, awareness education, and stigma reduction efforts.
Improving Working Lives
Everything we develop is made to improve workplace mental health (including yours) and increase the ability of leaders to respond effectively to others. We do this by providing the guidance you need through innovative and practical resources. We’re revolutionizing the Canadian workforce. Join us.
The Psychology Foundation of Canada (PFC) is a national registered charity dedicated to supporting parents and strengthening families through a number of initiatives, including creating educational resources, developing training programs for professionals, and delivering community-based parent education. Founded in 1974 to promote the understanding and use of research-based psychological knowledge to help people in their daily lives, the Foundation is guided by a Board of Trustees comprised of psychologists, members of other professions and the public sector.
Thinking about divorce? In the throes of one? Don't let it be costly, time-consuming and emotionally devastating. The Smart Divorce offers private and confidential coaching, and our unique information tools can help you retain your sanity and be smarter about navigating one of the most dramatic life changes you'll face.
The Saskatoon Council on Aging (SCOA) is a non-profit organization and a community leader in the promotion of dignity, health and independence of older adults through programs, services, education and awareness.
There's a fine line between excessive gambling and problem gambling. Gambling is as saddictive as cocaine and can hook you in as few as six days. If you have any doubts about your own or a loved one's gambling habits, start the road to recovery NOW.
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Looking For Help?
Being on the front line, going out on tough calls, dealing with difficult, life-and-death situations—all of it can take a toll on first responders. Little wonder why mental health challenges are more common among our profession than many people realize.
The first step to getting the care you need is understanding what you’re going through. The self-assessment and self-care tools and resources below are a great place to start.
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As part of the Government of Canada’s National Action Plan on Posttraumatic Stress Injuries, PSPNET is offering and evaluating Internet-delivered cognitive behaviour therapy, also known as ICBT, specifically tailored for current and former Public Safety Personnel (PSP), including border security agents, correctional workers, call centre operators/dispatchers, firefighters, paramedics, and police.