Mental Health

Oregon Institute of Occupational Health Sciences Featured Resources provide the latest information on workplace safety, health and well-being. Additional information can be filtered by topic in the supporting navigation to the left of the article content.

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Dec 17, 2018
Healthy workers, thriving companies - a practical guide to wellbeing at work

Tailored to the needs of micro and small businesses, the guide suggests a straightforward five-step process for improving the work environment to tackle work-related psychosocial risks and musculoskeletal disorders, as provided by EU-OSHA.

Source: EU-OSHA

Nov 26, 2018
Mental Health & Suicide Prevention: SafeBuild Alliance Resources

SafeBuild Alliance has completed an Oregon OSHA training grant designed to educate construction workers on mental health and suicide prevention. Funded at the end of 2017, this grant was awarded to provide information to construction workers and their families about how to get help and how to intervene.

Source: SafeBuild Alliance

Dec 27, 2017
Recorded Webinar: Navigating Mental Health in the Workplace

Recorded webinar and handouts from Navigating Mental Health in the Workplace: What do we know and where do we go? Thursday, November 30, 2017 by PSU Occupational Health Psychology, Oregon Healthy Workforce Center and the Oregon Institute of Occupational Health Sciences.

Source: Oregon Institute of Occupational Health Sciences

Oct 31, 2017
Healthy Minds@Work

Visit this site for access to info and tools for employers, workers, topics and resources related to mental health in the workplace.

Source: CCOHS

Jul 27, 2017
Healthy Minds at Work

The Canadian Center for Occupational Health and Safety provides tools on workplace mental health. Poor mental health not only hurts the individual, it also impacts an organization's bottom line and ability to thrive. Having the support of their workplace can make a world of difference for workers with mental health issues.

Source: CCOHS

May 01, 2017
(Dis)Connected: Psychologists' research shows how smartphones are affecting our health and well-being, and points the way toward taking back control

Psychologists' research shows how smartphones are affecting our health and well-being, and points the way toward taking back control.

Source: APA

Nov 01, 2016
Navy and Marine Corp Public Health Center: Suicide Prevention Resources

Our suicide prevention resources help individuals recognize and understand suicide related behaviors, risk factors, warning signs, and protective factors as well as learn how to help if confronted with a suicide situation.

Source: US Navy

Apr 01, 2015
NIOSH Science Blog: Workplace Suicide

This Blog discusses suicide among US workers, risks by occupational and future prevention strategies.

Source: NIOSH

Feb 01, 2015
Caregiver Stress

It can be overwhelming to take care of a loved one with Alzheimer's or other dementia, but too much stress can be harmful to both of you. Read on to learn symptoms and ways to avoid burnout.

Source: Alzheimer's Association

Jun 01, 2014
Guide to an Integrated Practices Program for Supporting a Return to Work and Promoting Job Retention

This practical guide was designed to help develop a process for assisting and supporting the return to work of employees who have been absent from work for mental health reasons

Source: IRSST