Extended Health Care: Access to Mental-Health Care
Our extended-health-care provision includes a market-leading annual mental-health-care benefit for all eligible Firm members and their dependents. This benefit provides coverage for all registered providers of mental-health services, including social workers, psychologists, psychotherapists, psychoanalysts and clinical counsellors.
Mental-Health First-Aid Training
Blakes has introduced the Mental Health Commission of Canada’s Mental Health First Aid training program for people leaders across our offices. This essential training equips our leaders with the ability to recognize, empathize with and support colleagues experiencing mental-health issues or barriers to care. The program prepares leaders to recognize changes in behaviour, respond with a conversation and guide individuals to appropriate resources and support.
MindBeacon: Fight Depression, Anxiety and PTSD
MindBeacon is an online therapy provider whose clinically proven approach helps people struggling with symptoms of depression, anxiety and post-traumatic stress disorder become more resilient to life’s many challenges. With registered therapists overseeing treatment, the program offers our Canadian employees and their dependents (age 16 and older) a full spectrum of digital mental-health supports, from therapist-guided programs to face-to-face live therapy.