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Work, Mental Health and Resilience during a Pandemic

The Manitoba Federation of Labour would like to invite you to an upcoming online presentation: “Work, Mental Health and Resilience during a Pandemic” with Presenter Ela Partyka, Program Director for Canadian Mental Health Association Manitoba and Winnipeg.

As we have had to move away from in-person gatherings, we are glad to present an online educational event that is focused on the relevant challenges faced by workers today.

Description: The COVID-19 pandemic has created significant challenges and additional pressures on the way we are working these days. Whether working from home or as an essential worker, there are new challenges and pressures that may be impacting our mental health and our general well-being.

This presentation will discuss what mental health is, how work may be affecting our mental health during this pandemic, and how building our own resiliency can help protect, and maintain positive mental health during this uncertain time.

When: Dec 3, 2020 06:30 PM Winnipeg

Please register in advance for this webinar https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_NA41UV9VTdWPhta-Kyt40g

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

In Solidarity,
Kevin Rebeck
President of the Manitoba Federation of Labour

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