• Did You Know? Employee Benefits News.

    3sHealth employee benefits clients now have the option of chatting electronically with a Benefits Services Officer through the 3sHealth website. Live Chat provides customers with the opportunity to communicate electronically in real time. You can access Live Chat from the 3sHealth.ca Employee Benefits web page. The chat request will enter the employee benefits inquiries queue […]

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  • Mental Health Week May 6 – 12, 2019

    2019 marks the 68th annual CMHA Mental Health Week Mental health is a state of well-being, and we all have it. We might have a mental illness, and we might not. Either way, we can all feel well. One in five Canadians lives with mental health problems, mental illnesses or addiction. But the reality is […]

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  • Healthy Workplace Champion Summit

    The Saskatoon Healthy Workplace Initiative hosted a full-day Healthy Workplace Champion Summit on June 12 at the Western Development Museum. Forty-eight Champions from across the former Saskatoon Health Region were in attendance. The first part of the day was spent in a World Café-style exercise designed to give the HW Champion Network a voice to […]

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  • A Walk in Nature

    Recently I’ve added a walk to my daily routine during the work week. I’ve been noticing the different ways that people approach “taking a walk.” Some are focused with a serious stride; others are out for an easy stroll. I see many people with ear buds listening, I imagine, to music, a book or podcast. […]

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  • When you need help

    Help is available for anyone struggling with tragedy In light of the recent tragedy involving the Humboldt Broncos junior hockey team, we would like to remind health system employees needing support that help is available for both you and your loved ones. Employee and Family Assistance Program counselling (through Morneau Shepell) Saskatchewan Health Authority employees […]

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  • What’s the Mindfulness Challenge All About?

    Thinking of taking the MindWell U (MWU) 30-Day Mindfulness Challenge, but not sure what you’ll be getting yourself into? Here’s what you can expect: 10 minutes per day of mindfulness-in-action training for 30 days Expert-led and evidence-based programming Online and on-the-go platform that can be used anywhere Free to join and includes a buddy of […]

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  • Mental Health Awareness

    Bell Let’s Talk Day is January 31, 2018. On Bell Let’s Talk Day, Bell will donate more towards mental health initiatives in Canada, by contributing 5¢ for every applicable text, call, tweet, social media video view and use of their Facebook frame or Snapchat filter. One in five Canadians will suffer from mental illness at […]

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  • Join the ‘mindful revolution’

    Offering mindfulness training to all employees within the organization Revolution: a fundamental change in the way of thinking about or visualizing something: a change of paradigm (Merriam-Webster) Mindfulness practice has great potential to revolutionize the way we think about and manage our well-being. Mindfulness can help individuals manage their attention and focus their minds with […]

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  • Navigating Change

    Change (CHānj) verb: Make or become different. What comes to mind when you hear someone talk about “change?” All good things must come to an end. Let sleeping dogs lie. A rolling stone gathers no moss. If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it Nothing remains constant except change itself. Be the change… Change often looks or feels negative […]

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  • Sleep – Are you getting your ZZZ’s

    Sleep is as important as a balanced diet and regular exercise in keeping us physically and mentally healthy, yet one third of us don’t get enough. That makes one-third of us irritable, forgetful, less productive and more susceptible to illness, as well as having an increased risk of obesity and chronic health conditions such as […]

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Healthiest You !

Saskatoon Health Region is part of the provincial Saskatchewan Health Authority

Our Vision – healthy, resilient and sustainable workplaces where employees thrive and feel heard and valued.

The Saskatoon Healthy Workplace Initiative offers ongoing programs, events, information and educational opportunities to help employees focus on building positive mental health and physical well-being.

Health and well-being is a lifelong pursuit of making positive choices and decisions that lead to a balanced and fulfilling life. A healthy organization creates and sustains a supportive environment where positive life choices are the easy choice to make through building awareness, and establishing systems and programs to achieve and maintain good health.


What’s New?

Upcoming Schwartz Rounds – June 17

All non-clinical and clinical staff are invited to attend “Code Blue – The Impact on Us“. The Schwartz Rounds program brings clinicians and front-line staff together in a facilitated discussion to talk about the challenging emotional and psychosocial issues they face in caring for patients and families.

Your Path to Health Contest

3sHealth Employee Benefits wants to help you make these simple changes with the “Path to Health” contest. From June 10 to September 1, 2019, you can follow your own path to health and win fabulous prizes. All you have to do each day is go for a walk, eat a salad, or get a good night’s sleep – then enter to win!

Spring Healthiest You Update

Check out the Spring 2019 Edition of Healthiest You Update! This issue focuses on building positive mental health, new resources available to staff through Mindwell U, LIFT Session Virtual Fitness offered through our EFAP program, and a new dietitian call centre for Saskatchewan residents.

New Mindfulness Resources

Check out these new videos and infographics from Mindwell U!

New e-books Available for Staff to Borrow

Saskatoon Healthy Workplace Initiative has acquired some new online eBooks on mindfulness, self-care and Stress Management available to borrow through the Patient and Staff Medical Library. Check out these free resources today!