Testimonials

Not Myself Today® helps companies and organizations of all sizes and from all industries build mentally healthier workplaces. We offer proven, practical ways to get employees talking about mental health and learning how to support those experiencing mental health challenges.

FROM OUR COMPANIES

Hear from a few of our companies who are driving change in workplace mental health.

ArcelorMittal Dofasco shares how interactive and easy it is to use Not Myself Today to engage everyone around mental health.

KPMG discusses how they are using Not Myself Today to start conversations.

“The Not Myself Today® campaign’s informative and easy to use resources have been influential in initiating workplace discussions about mental health. By working together to increase mental health conversations, we are breaking down barriers, reducing stigma and fostering a more inclusive workplace.”

— Innovation, Science, and Economic Development Canada

“Our experience with the Not Myself Today® campaign at RSA was nothing short of excellent. The introduction of the program started important conversations amongst friends, co-workers, leaders and teams on the subject of mental health and wellness in the workplace.

The Not Myself Today® program will definitely form a key part of our overall Wellness and Mental Health Strategy for the future and we look forward to partnering on future initiatives with the Canadian Mental Health Association.”

— Shelley DaCosta, VP Total Rewards and Employee Experience
Molly MacInnis, Total Rewards Consultant
Royal & Sun Alliance Insurance Company of Canada

“Using the Not Myself Today® communication, engagement and awareness tools has given us an easy to use platform addressing stigma associated with mental illness in the workplace. The fun and interactive opportunities to engage in positive dialogue have been appreciated by office and field staff alike.
The toolkit takes a difficult subject and addresses it in a non-threatening manner using Canadian statistics helping everyone see how mental health affects all of us.”

— Seanna Pickard
Manager, Human Resources
London Hydro

“The turnkey approach to the layout, branding, tools and accessibility of the Not Myself Today campaign is flawless. I’ve yet to be as singularly impressed with a body of work.”

— Claude Rochette, CPA, CMA, Assistant Deputy Minister (Finance) / Chief Financial Officer, National Defence

Generating Results

Not Myself Today is evaluated annually by an independent research team at the Propel Centre for Population Health Impact at the University of Waterloo.

97%

reported positive response from employees

100%

agreed that it increased employee awareness and understanding of mental health/illness

100%

agreed that it prompted conversation and dialogue about mental health in the workplace

96%

agreed that it increased awareness of available mental health resources

98%

agreed that it helped to create a more supportive work environment

Source: Propel Centre for Population Health (University of Waterloo) post-campaign survey with companies who participated with 2016 Not Myself Today

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What will you receive?

Participating companies receive their own comprehensive Not Myself Today toolkit, access to the members-only website, national recognition and ongoing support.

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