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SmallBiz Employee Benefits – “Bell Let’s Talk” January 30th

By January 21, 2019 No Comments

Bell Let’s Talk is on January 30, 2019.

Join the conversation and help Bell surpass a billion total messages of support for mental health and $100 million in total Bell funding.

It is very apparent that Canada is becoming more and more aware of the state of our mental well-being. Some very unsettling facts from the Mental Health Commission:

“This week, 500,000 Canadians will not make it to work because of a mental health problem or illness. By 2041, the cost of lost productivity due to mental illness is estimated to be $16 Billion every year.”, said Mental Health Commission President and CEO Louise Bradley, adding, “by improving the management of mental health in the workplace productivity losses can be decreased by as much as 30%.

One of the ways to help your employees and members of their families with mental illness is to make an Employee and Family Assistance Program (EFAP) part of your Benefits Plan.

Located in Cambridge, ON Sharkey Group Insurance  provides independent Employee Benefits advice & counsel for Small Businesses across Ontario.