benefitsASSOCIUM Benefits - Mental Health in the Workplace
Mental health contributed to 21% of all short and long-term disability claims

Awareness of mental health issues has increased significantly over the past few years. While absenteeism and presenteeism in the workplace due to stress and mental health issues have been well known to employers, proactive treatment and prevention has not been seen as a priority.

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HRWhat are You Putting in Your Printer?
Did you know?
Over 350 million ink & toner cartridges are discarded into North American landfills - with that number rising 12% annually. Source: Statistics Canada

What does it all mean?  
Original Equipment (OEM) vs Remanufactured (Reman) vs Newly Built Compatible (NBC)

Are you putting your equipment at risk?
Did you know installing a clone cartridge can potentially open a gateway into your network through the firewall?

 
Hospice Palliative Care Ontario invites you to attend our 2019 Annual Conference: Quality in Action being held April 28-30, 2019 at the Sheraton Parkway Toronto North Hotel & Suites Centre in Richmond Hill, Ontario. Don't miss this must-attend conference. Register and secure your spot today.

Quality in Action is a diverse program with something for everyone. In addition to an impressive line-up of innovative and thought-provoking keynote presentations, there are 68 Workshops, 28 Oral Papers and 30 Poster Presentations, covering a wide range of topics that are relevant to hospice palliative care. You don't want to miss the opportunity to attend Ontario's pre-eminent education event of the year, especially when hospice palliative care is such a big part of the conversation.

Visit conference.hpco.ca for more information.
 
   
Come walk WITH L'Arche Daybreak! Join us at the Walk WITH Hope on May 11, 2019 at Jean Vanier Catholic High School. This year, our goal is $90,000 all going towards supporting the members of L'Arche Daybreak.

L'Arche Daybreak welcomes men and women with intellectual disabilities and the assistants who live, work, and learn with them.

We are inviting Corporate Sponsors to support this Richmond Hill event. All monies raised will be directly invested in building a stronger community where everyone belongs! Contact our Development office: Warren Pot at wpot@larchedaybreak.com or (905) 884-3454 ext 285 to sponsor this event.

 
   
PharmWhat is the Endocannabinoid System?
Surprising facts on how the human body works with cannabis

The cannabis industry is evolving quickly in both the recreational and medicinal market. With uptake rising and curiosity dominating the public, consumers and health-care professionals want to know its role in medicine. In science, we are taught that the human body is made up of 11 major organ systems; including the nervous system, respiratory system, digestive system, reproductive system, etc. And it's the combination of all these systems that make up the human body. However, we have another system in our bodies.

Fact #1: Did you know that there is another system found in the body?
The endocannabinoid system.

 
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Since 1984, ASSOCIUM Consultants continues to lead the industry in specialized human resource services, organizational development and provides HR expertise across a broad range of services.
We're unique in the marketplace providing innovative and customized Advisor services: Managing General Agent , Third Party Administrator, Claims Adjudication, Specialty Drug Management / Preferred Pharmacy Network and Human Resources Consulting.

ASSOCIUM Benefits 

Our employee group benefits division, being in business since 1997, gives us the experience to provide customized alternative plans and reduce administrative costs for our clients, while quoting sustainable rates at start up - and at renewal.  

Our procurement services division launched in 1996 as an added source of assistance to the not-for-profit sector ( GAIN). Recently this service has been expanded to include private small business under the Advantage banner. Our goal is to help your organization access preferred pricing for products and services as well as resolve any purchasing issues you may encounter.
Supporting the success of Canadian organizations since 1984.