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Mental Health Resource Booklet

The NSGEU’s Ad-Hoc Health Care Committee first created this booklet to help members navigate the complicated health care system. It has been updated in January, 2018 and they have done their best to ensure that the information provided in this booklet is valid, accurate, and up-to-date. We regret any errors and that, for reasons of space, […]

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NSGEU Pleased to Announce New Office of Workplace Mental Health for Civil Service Members

“I am very pleased to announce a joint initiative with the Public Service Commission (PSC) – a new Office of Workplace Mental Health for our Civil Service members,” says Jason MacLean, President of the Nova Scotia Government & General Employees Union (NSGEU). “As a union, we support our members who are having mental health issues […]

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Press Release: Mental Health Coalition of NS Organizing Committee on Bill 11

News Release – Mental Health Coalition of NS Organizing Committee on Bill 11 December 8, 2014 (Halifax) – The Mental Health Coalition of Nova Scotia Organizing Committee is offering its support for Bill 11, the Private Member’s Bill introduced by Dave Wilson in the Nova Scotia House of Assembly on October 1st, 2014. If enacted, […]

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National Standard of Canada for Psychological Health & Safety in the Workplace – 1 year later

NSGEU President Joan Jessome, Director of Negotiations & Servicing Robin MacLean, Health & Safety Officer, Paul Cormier, and Bully-Free Workplaces Coordinator, Susan Coldwell travelled to Toronto on January 16 to attend the celebration of the first year of the implementation of the National Standard of Canada for Psychological Health & Safety in the Workplace. The […]

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Putting the Pieces Together for Mental Health- Public Forum – Monday, October 7th, 2013

Putting the Pieces Together for Mental Health- Public Forum – Monday, October 7th, 2013 Doors open for admission & visiting information booths at 10:00 AM Forum runs from 11:00AM – 3:30PM Enter our prize draw! HALIFAX FORUM (Bingo Hall – Almon St. Entrance) 2901 Windsor Street, Halifax, NS FREE ADMISSION ~ ALL WELCOME ~ A […]

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NSGEU Secretary-Treasurer, Darren McPhee attends government announcement of a new commitment to provide a more modern, community-focused support system for people with disabilities, mental health issues, and seniors.

Today, the Nova Scotia government announced they are charting a new direction for persons with disabilities, seniors and people with mental health issues. Over the next decade, they will be moving to a new support system model that will give people more choice and control over where they live and the kind of care they […]

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