June 10, 2015

OTTAWA: In recognition of National Public Service Week and the evermore pressing issue of mental health in the workplace, HealthPartners is launching an illuminating report, Chronic Disease and Mental Health Report at a Newsmaker’s Breakfast at The Royal Ottawa Mental Health Centre. The report reveals why – and how – HealthPartners’ 16 member charities support psychological well-being as a crucial element in fighting chronic illnesses, like cancer, diabetes and ALS.

Who: HealthPartners – representing 16 of Canada’s most trusted and respected health charities; invited guests from the private and public sector

What: Newsmaker’s Breakfast shining new light on mental health in the workplace

Where: The Royal Ottawa Mental Health Centre 1141 Carling Avenue Winter Garden, 2nd Floor

When: June 17, 2015 9:30–11:30 a.m.

Why: To launch Chronic Disease and Mental Health, a report that highlights the far-reaching impact of HealthPartners’ support for Canadians’ physical and mental health, bringing benefits to individuals, families, communities and workplaces.

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About HealthPartners

HealthPartners connects employees to Canada’s most trusted health charities. Collectively in the workplace, we help to build healthy workers, workplaces and communities; provide programs and services to the 87% of Canadians living with chronic disease and major illness; and find cures and treatments for these diseases through life saving research. For more information please visit www.healthpartners.ca.

For more information:
Siobhan Williams, HealthPartners’ Director, Marketing and Communications 
(613) 562-1469 ext. 228, swilliams@healthpartners.ca