Bridging the Gap Between Commerce and Medicine in Workplace Mental Health Research

In this talk, Johannes Rebane will present an overview of the current state of workplace mental health and discuss ways in which the management and medical sciences can work together to find effective and practical solutions to this issue.
  • Johannes Rebane, School of Population and Public Health
    Coach House, Green College, UBC
    Monday, April 11, 8-9 pm
    in the series
    Green College Resident Members' Series
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  • It has been said that “the worlds of mental health and work have elaborated two cultural traditions, speak different languages, are philosophically distinct”; however, psychological illness remains a growing concern for both of these groups. The Mental Health Commission of Canada reports that mental health problems and illnesses cost Canadian businesses more than $6 billion in lost productivity annually. Work disability claims related to mental health disorders are the fastest growing category of work-related disability claims in Canada, accounting for approximately 30 percent of short- and long-term disability claims.

    In this talk, Johannes Rebane will present an overview of the current state of workplace mental health and discuss ways in which the management and medical sciences can work together to find effective and practical solutions to this issue.
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  • Unless otherwise noted, all of our lectures are free to attend and do not require registration.

 

When
April 11th, 2016 8:00 PM   through   9:00 PM
Location
Coach House
6201 Cecil Green Park Rd
Green College, UBC
Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z1
Canada
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