Addiction refers to the problematic use of a substance. The harms of substance use can range from mild (e.g., feeling hungover, being late for work) to severe (e.g., homelessness, disease). Treatment options for addiction include self-help, counselling, medications and withdrawal management.
MENTAL HEALTH FOR LEADERS
AN INTRODUCTION TO WORKPLACE MENTAL HEALTH AND SIGMA-REDUCING LANGUAGE FOR LEADERS
“A leader is one who knows the way, goes the way and shows the way.” -John C. Maxwell
If you’re a manager or supervisor in the motion picture industry, we don’t have to tell you that you are critical to the success of a production - but you can be essential to the success of your team, too, pointing them in the direction of the help they need.
LEADING SENSITIVE CONVERSATIONS
Since you are responsible for performance management, there may be times when you need to initiate a conversation with a crew member whose mental health is affecting their job duties. In this module, you will learn strategies for having an effective conversation with a crew member who is experiencing mental health problems.
RECOGNIZING AND ADDRESSING MENTAL HEALTH PROBLEMS
In this module, we will go discuss the observable changes supervisors want to look out for in crew members who are experiencing either a mental health issue and/or a substance use issue, which will help them decide whether or not a conversation and support is necessary.
CREATING A SUPPORTIVE WORKPLACE ENVIRONMENT
By the very nature of being a leader, you have a significant impact on the people around you. While this gives you a lot of responsibility, it also provides the opportunity to effect change. In this module, you will gain tips for how to positively influence your work environment.
A LEADERS GUIDE TO SUPPORT
Companion e-book to the Leader Support Training Modules: open and download this free resource book that includes the content of the leader modules and also provides a list of publicly available resources and referrals.