relief for business

looking after your organization’s
mental health is essential

The costs associated with mental health issues are exorbitant for companies.


According to Deloitte, 30 out of every 1,000 employees miss work each week due to mental health issues.



By 2041, the costs linked to mental health problems, for the Canadian economy, will amount to

$ 2.5


of disability costs are attributable to mental health issues.


Beyond boosting productivity and lowering costs:

“Workplace mental health programs can improve employee engagement as a collective measure of employees’ attitudes, attentiveness, and intensity of effort related to their work and workplace.”


but where to begin?

The recommendations are unanimous investing in employee mental health is integral to a company’s overall strategy and requires the implementation of a variety of initiatives that address the full spectrum of mental health.

The path to mental health

Relief for business

Relief offers services to companies and organizations based in Quebec and elsewhere in Canada to support them in creating a healthy, balanced and safe work environment with respect to mental health. The Relief for business program is tailored to senior management, managers, and employees, and features a combination of awareness, training, information, support and intervention, philanthropy, and cutting-edge research.

Chief objectives of the Relief for business program

  • To continually support the organization through all its ups and downs (staff retention, engagement, movement, etc.);

  • To foster a bias-free work environment and encourage internal dialogue about mental health and burnout;

  • To support managers and employees in adopting behaviours that improve work balance and quality of life;
  • To lead employees toward accountability for their wellness or their recovery process;

  • To offer self-management support at all levels of the company or organization (leadership, managers and employees).


Unique new partnership

Thanks to the CPQ-Relief partnership, SMEs will benefit from a 15% discount on the Relief Affaires program. For more information on the funding assistance program, visit the website. In addition, employers eligible for the workforce training program can obtain financial assistance of up to 50% of eligible expenses by applying to their local Service Québec office.




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Self-management is the very DNA of Relief and is the basis of all the services we offer. It is a mental health approach supported by scientific research and evidence.


program steps


  • Commitment charter
  • Annual survey
  • Communication kit


  • Access to a professional 
  • Access to a support group
  • One-on-one coaching for managers



A commitment to the well-being and sustainability of your organization

Personalized support to assist your employees and managers

A range of services and tools available at all levels of your organization

A contribution to collective mental health


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the values at the heart
of our mission and services


Our mental health self-management support concept and our research- and evidence-based approach



With products and services available in organizations


Our ability to help people in any setting 



Our desire to develop, promote and provide services that are within everyone’s reach


Relief for business in numbers
(April 2022 to March 2023) 


employees and managers reached by our talks and webinars


organizations participating in the program


talks and webinars held


training sessions
for managers conducted


managers trained


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Relief for Business is proud to count among its partners in promoting this service:

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