Practical health and wellness information specifically for working
TORONTO, Sept. 25, 2012 /CNW/ - Homewood Human Solutions™, a recognized
industry leader in developing mental health strategies, has created a
unique, online multimedia portal that is available free of cost to all
Called the Homewood Human Solutions™' Health-e Multimedia Centre, the
site contains dozens of videos and podcasts to assist with a wide range
of health and wellness issues including parenting, relationships,
substance abuse, as well as emotional and mental health.
"Canadian employees need help dealing with stress and other issues,"
says Craig Thompson, CEO of Homewood Human Solutions™. "A report by
the Conference Board of Canada found that 44 percent of Canadians have
experienced a mental health problem such as extreme stress, depression,
substance abuse or anxiety. It's vital that organizations understand
the impact stress has on their bottom line and put accessible,
confidential supports in place for all their employees. This is why we
are making the multimedia centre part of our core service."
Developed by in-house psychologists, each video and podcast utilizes
evidence-based research and includes practical strategies and exercises
to improve coping skills and bolster resilience. Users can download any
podcast or video from any location, 24-hours a day.
"We're making mental health information and support as accessible and
convenient as possible," continues Thompson. "Our clients can download
recordings to their computer, tablet or smart phone, and then replay
them on the bus, at home, at the gym, or even during their coffee
Stress may be here to stay, but so is the Homewood Human Solutions™'
Health-e Multimedia Centre. The company plans to add content on a
regular basis so employees have easy online digital access to an even
wider range of health and wellness information.
Homewood Human Solutions™ is a leader in developing mental health
strategies for the workplace and provides Employee and Family
Assistance Programs (EFAPs / EAPs), workplace interventions, health
promotions, psychological assessments and disability management
services. The Company serves over 3,200 organizational clients across
Canada and supports over one million employees in managing their health
SOURCE: Homewood Human Solutions
For further information:
Director of Marketing
Homewood Human Solutions
1.866.850.5824 ext. 5215