More than just a bandageMental Health First Aid training boosts employee knowledge and confidenceBy Adelle Stewart and Ashley Breland05/01/2017|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 05/01/2017 Mental wellness is one of the largest initiatives being undertaken by organizations today. By increasing awareness, organizations can reduce stigma and foster a culture of resiliency.A majority of employers rank mental health conditions among the top three causes of short-term disability, and about one-third of all short- and long-term disability claims relating to mental health problems and illnesses, according to the Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC). Working under these conditions are risk factors that can lead to employee burnout. Mental health is an “invisible disability” and it has three main phases: mental wellness, mental stress and mental illness. To Read the Full Story, Subscribe or Sign In Remember Me Forgot Password If you are a current Subscriber, please click here to set-up or update your login information.