Mental Health Resources and Events


Springfield Funeral Home Group Benefits includes - Wellness and Mental Health

Challenges with mental health continue to be a top concern for many Canadians. Mental Health Navigator is available to eligible Empire Life plan members and their eligible dependents as part of their extended health benefits coverage. This virtual service provides expert mental health guidance, diagnosis and treatment recommendations.
To use this service, contact Best Doctors® at 1-877-419-2378 or online via the Best Doctors® portal at

When Professionals Break

Presented by David Kennedy - BC Funerals Association

The impact and ramifications of the COVID-19 pandemic on the funeral sector has been both significant and prolonged. This is not only a systemic issue with financial and sustainability challenges, but most significantly, the personal impact to the hundreds of personnel involved. Death and grief have not declined through this pandemic but the ability to properly and adequately respond has resulted in tremendous costs, in both physical and mental health and this ripples outward to the families being served as well as the families of the funeral personnel.
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Stress, the Brain & Mental Health Hygiene

Webinar #04 - Stress, the Brain & Mental Health Hygiene (April 26, 2017)

This webinar presentation, which will be delivered in English, will enable participants to understand the different types of stress, our brain’s response to stress, as well as how to adopt positive mental health hygiene practices.
At the end of the presentation, participants will be better positioned to understand the steps they can take and habits that can be adopted in order to maintain strong mental health.

Burnout – A Friend of a Friends Problem

Based on a true story from a “burnout survivor”, this talk will reveal the red flags to look out for when it comes to personal exhaustion and burnout. With the early signs of burnout hard to detect, learn how adopting a “Welcoming Disruption” mindset will help you recognise triggers and ultimately prevent this silent risk - whether it affects you or the people you care for. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community.

More than Funny by Michael Jr

Comedian Michael Jr. shows how to take your life's setups and then change direction in a way that brings fulfillment, revelation, and joy not only to you but also to those around you.

Resiliency and Workplace Wellness with Dr. Robyne Hanley-Dafoe

Presented by Benefits Alliance

As an expert on Resiliency and Workplace Wellness, Dr. Robyne Hanley-Dafoe is a multi-award-winning psychology and education instructor who specializes in resiliency, navigating stress and change, and personal wellness in the workplace.

"It is not the load that breaks you down its the way you carry it."
C.S. Lewis