OASW in the Media: Business leaders must ensure Canadian workers have access to vital mental health supports

On World Mental Health Day and during Healthy Workplace Month, Dr. Deepy Sur, OASW CEO, shared with Toronto Star readers why the time has never been more critical to attend to employee mental health.

Mental health concerns are on the rise in the workplace. Access to comprehensive mental health support as part of employee group benefits is key to our economic and mental health recovery.

Dr. Sur emphasized the role of Registered Social Workers as key mental health providers who can increase access to timely, high-quality mental health care for employees and their families. 

Read the Opinion Piece | Learn How Registered Social Workers turn mental health issues into answers in the workplace

About OASW
OASW is the voice of social work in Ontario. It is a voluntary, bilingual, non-profit association representing approximately 7,500+ social workers. All members have a university degree in social work at the bachelor, master or doctoral level. OASW works to actively speak on behalf of social workers on issues of interest to the profession and advocates for the improvement of social policies and programs directly affecting social work practice and client groups served.