Articles about ‘mental health’

Workplace Mental Stress

  • March 19, 2019
  • BakerLaw
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Work-related chronic mental stress is a diagnosed mental disorder resulting from elements and triggers, or a series of triggers, in their workplace. This is a tough issue, and many workers often struggle to find good advice.

The Occupational Health Clinics for Ontario Workers Inc (OHCOW) has online resources available for individual who are suffering from workplace mental stress. » Read the rest

ODSP definition change will pose difficulties for persons with mental health disabilities

  • December 7, 2018
  • Anoop Kalsi
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Ontario’s recent change to the definition of disability will result in difficulties for those who suffer from mental health disabilities to qualify for assistance under the Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP).

The government’s change includes aligning the definition of disability with the federal government’s definition under the Canada Pension Plan (CPP). » Read the rest

New OHRC report on persons with mental health and addiction disabilities

  • October 15, 2015
  • BakerLaw
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On October 5, 2015, the Ontario Human Rights Commission released a new report, ‘By the numbers – a statistical profile of people with mental health and addiction disabilities in Ontario.’

To review the report, click here (link to report).

For more information on your rights with respect to mental health and addiction disabilities, please contact us (link ). » Read the rest

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