Wellness for MCmASTER Staff and Faculty


Workplace Wellness is integral to the personal and professional growth of McMaster faculty and staff. Vitality in personal wellness must be present before an individual can maximize their full potential in the workplace.

Campus and community supports are available to help faculty and staff flourish in their personal and professional lives. These supports are available on a broad range of topics and can be accessed through the links provided.


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Mental wellbeing is the ability to cope with the day to day stresses of life, work productively, interact positively with others and relaize our own potentials.

Click here to learn more about how you can support your mental wellbeing.


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Having a healthy body means we are able to maintain a healthy quality of life allowing us to get through our daily activities without undue fatigue or physical stress. 

Click here to learn about how you can obtain your optimal physical well being.


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At McMaster, we understand that an individual's personal and professional life cannot always be distinctly compartmentalized.

Click Here to learn more about how you can balance your personal and professional life.


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We believe that employees are our greatest asset and aim to support and enable a safe, engaging and rewarding work culture.

Click Here to learn mpre about how you can further enrich the employee experience.



Need Help for a Mental Health Crisis

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Check out this December Newsletter and Holiday Season Wellness Kit to help you you stay healthy during the holiday and winter season.  Fun word games too!

Employee Wellness Updates

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Connect With Us!


Deb Garland

Program Manager, Engagement and Wellness

Phone: (905) 525-9140 extension 24556

Email: dgarland@mcmaster.ca

Kyle Armstrong

Program Coordinator, Engagement and Wellness

Phone: (905) 525-9140 extension 24460

Email: karmstr@mcmaster.ca

Melanie Garaffa

Senior Manager, Organizational Development

Phone: (905) 525-9140 extension 28660




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