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Returning to Work After Stress LeaveGo Back

Information for Employees and their Families

By: Gillian Joseph

A) On Stress:

New! Clements, A. (2008). Workplace: Stress survey 2008. Human Resources Magazine (UK). http://www.humanresourcesmagazine.com/news/796383/Workplace-Stress-Survey-2008---grip-stressed-out-staff-workers-workplace/

Kenexa (2008). With long lines and packed planes, are employee-travelers ready to call it quits? http://www.marketwire.com/press-release/Kenexa-NASDAQ-KNXA-896341.html

Globe and Mail, June 23, 2008. The Working Wounded. http://www.theglobeandmail.com/servlet/story/RTGAM.20080622.wmhworkplace23/BNStory/mentalhealth/

Wax, B. 2008. When depressed husbands refuse help. Today's Caregiver, June 30, 2008.http://www.caregiver.com/articles/depression/depressed_husbands.htm

Fox News, October 2007. People who experience chronic job strain after a first heart attack double their risk of suffering from a second one, according to new research from the Université Laval's Faculty of Medicine. http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,300740,00.html

Wright, J., 2007 - Ipsos-Reid Report: Mental Health in the Canadian Workplace.http://www.ipsos-na.com/news/client/act_dsp_pdf.cfm?name=mr071119-ppt.pdf&id=3724

Centre for Families, Work & Well-Being. "I'm Dancing as Fast as I Can: What about HR Professionals Under Stress? Human Resources Professionals of Ontario, July, 2006.ImDancingAsFastasICanWhatAboutHRProfessionalsUnderStress

B) On Returning to Work after Stress Leave:

Howard, G. (2008). Sick leave diagnosis: open communications a healthy prescription for employers. Business in Vancouver Daily News, January 18, 2008. http://www.bivinteractive.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=617&Itemid=32

Health Canada (2007). Coping with Stress. http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/iyh-vsv/life-vie/stress_e.html

Jansen, I. & A. Björklund, 2007. The experience of returning to work. http://iospress.metapress.com/content/3lbm09w2gngkv4pg/

Centre for Families, Work & Well-Being. Factsheet on Returning to work after stress leave.

Mental Health Works. Returning to Work - Realistically. http://www.mentalhealthworks.ca/articles/returning_to_work.asp

Centre for Addiction and Mental Health. Returning to work and staying there: Supportive workplaces promote recovery. http://www.camh.net/Publications/Cross_Currents/Winter_2005-06/returntowork_crcuwinter05_06.html

Returning to work as a (former) target of workplace bullying. A campaign to support and inform the targets of workplace bullying. http://nobullyforme.org/returning.shtml

C) Some Useful Links

Contacts for assistance and support if you are being bullied at work:

BullyBusters Group in Barrie, Ontario - contact 705-549-0010 or

No Bully For Me Group in Calgary, AB - contact

Bully Be Gone Group in Nova Scotia - contact Judy Robichaud -

No Bully For Me Group in B.C. - contact

 

Centre for Families, Work & Well-Being

Workmatters Occupational Therapy Consultants

Canadian Mental Health Association

No Bully For Me Campaign

MIND - UK Organization supporting employees with mental health issues in the workplace, and their employers.

Canadian Psychiatric Research Foundation