Connections: Linking Financial Wellness to Mental Health



Date: April 04, 2017
Time: 12:00 - 13:00 ET
Course Leader : Dr. Marie-Hélène Pelletier, Sun Life Financial
Duration : 1 hour 0 minute
Price: Free

FREE Webinar by Sun Life Financial  (Powered by Canadian HR Reporter)

Connections: Linking Financial Wellness to Mental Health

Financial stress is a driver of mental health challenges. In fact, the stress that employees may feel from personal financial issues can significantly impact both mental and physical health. The Sun Life Canadian Health Index cites top drivers of excessive stress among Canadians are related to finances. Learn about the dynamics of this issue, such as how financial stress may affect different groups in the workforce and whether they differ based on generation or economic contexts. You'll hear how targeted programs and overall health strategies in the workplace can mean positive change for employees.

PRESENTER:  Dr. Marie-Hélène Pelletier, Assistant Vice-President, Workplace Health, Integrated Health Solutions, Sun Life Financial 

 Dr. Marie-Hélène Pelletier

Assistant Vice-President, Workplace Health, Integrated Health Solutions, Sun Life Financial

Throughout her career in business management and psychology, Dr. Marie-Hélène Pelletier has spearheaded a national dialogue on the crucial issue of workplace health. At Sun Life Financial, Marie-Hélène oversees the organization’s mental health strategy for its Canadian group clients. She also oversees the financial and physical health pillars of the company’s Integrated Health Solutions mandate.

She holds a Ph.D. in counseling psychology from UBC and an MBA from the UBC Sauder School of Business.

Marie-Hélène’s work has earned her numerous academic and industry awards, most recently as recipient of the Industry Leadership Award from Benefits Canada.