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Morneau Shepell launches Living Well podcast exploring wellbeing and mental health

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Morneau Shepell launches Living Well podcast exploring wellbeing and mental health

Hosted by Mark Henick, Living Well offers listeners free in-depth discussions between experts on topics that matter to them

TORONTO, July 23, 2020 /CNW/ - Morneau Shepell, a leading provider of total wellbeing, mental health and digital mental health services, today announced the launch of its original and thought-provoking weekly podcast, Living Well. This introspective listening series comes at a time when the world is under more stress than ever before. Through an array of wellbeing topics, thought leaders and subject matter experts will explore the physical, mental, social and financial aspects of living well in this new normal with authentic and guided conversations.

In conjunction with WellCan™, a collection of free digital mental health resources, and hosted by internationally recognized mental health advocate and top TEDx speaker Mark Henick, the podcasts weekly episodes available for free on Apple iTunes, YouTube, Morneau Shepell's website, through the WellCan™ app and websites, and more.

"The topic of mental health has never been more crucial. At a time when we're seeing drastic changes worldwide, not just from the pandemic but also global civil unrest, the question of living well is at the forefront of everyone's mind," said Henick, host of Living Well. "Now is the moment to have open discussions about what really matters as people manage situations they never expected."

From notable personalities, fascinating figures, and business and community leaders, discussions will involve personal experiences and practical advice as guests explore how mental health and wellbeing has been impacted by COVID-19.

The first three episodes of Living Well will centre on introducing the podcast, LGBTQ experiences and the emotional toll of anti-racism advocacy. Henick will lead these wellbeing discussions with many guests, some of which include:

  • Stephen Liptrap, Chief Executive Officer and President, Morneau Shepell

  • Paula Allen, Senior Vice President of Research, Analytics and Innovation, Morneau Shepell

  • Dr. Patrick Smith, President and Chief Executive Officer, Centre of Excellence on PTSD

  • Peter Coleridge, Former President and Chief Executive Officer, Prostate Cancer Canada

  • Marci Ien, Co-host, CTV's "THE SOCIAL"

  • David Simmonds, Senior Vice President, Communications and Public Affairs, McKesson Canada

These in-depth and insightful talks will occur as one-on-one conversations between Henick and a featured guest and through panel discussions.

To access the podcast, visit:

About Morneau Shepell
Morneau Shepell is a leading provider of technology-enabled HR services that deliver an integrated approach to employee wellbeing through our cloud-based platform. Our focus is providing world-class solutions to our clients to support the mental, physical, social and financial wellbeing of their people. By improving lives, we improve business. Our approach spans services in employee and family assistance, health and wellness, recognition, pension and benefits administration, retirement consulting, actuarial and investment services. Morneau Shepell employs approximately 6,000 employees who work with some 24,000 client organizations that use our services in 162 countries. Morneau Shepell is a publicly traded company on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX: MSI). For more information, visit

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