headversity, an industry-leading mental health and resilience platform, announced a multi-year partnership with The Northern Alberta Institute of Technology (NAIT). The partnership further solidifies headversity’s market leadership in the industrial sector, where it works with industry leaders such as Shell, Enmax, Trimac Transportation, and Fortis BC.

“Just like taking care of our physical health, it’s important to mind our mental health too,” says Clayton Davis, executive director of Human Resources with NAIT. “Partnering with headversity will enable NAIT staff and students to build and strengthen their resilience skills and learn new ways to manage stressful situations. I look forward to being part of this important opportunity.”

headversity CEO, Dr. Ryan Todd, spoke to the significance of adding a major educational partner in NAIT.

“Our work with large industry partners really begins in this educational setting with leading institutions like SAIT, Bow Valley College, and now NAIT,” said Dr. Todd. “These organizations are crafting the next generation of the workforce, and our partnership really emphasizes the importance of arming young people with good, sustainable mental health and resilience habits early on in their professional lives as they transition to their careers. We’re excited to kick things off with NAIT.”

“With the pandemic changing many aspects of our world, resilience is more important than ever,” says alison lewis, associate vice-president of Polytechnic Education and Student Success with NAIT. “We believe resilience is strengthened when there is a team approach and we’re excited to see what happens when students and staff are both engaged in resilience training.”

headversity launched with NAIT staff at the end of September and launched to students on October 8th to coincide with Mental Illness Awareness Week.

About headversity:

headversity is a workplace mental health and resilience platform that’s built for the modern workforce. Like a personalized resilience trainer in your pocket, headversity allows organizations to put the mental health and performance of employees back into their hands.  Rooted in neuroscience, psychiatry and performance psychology, headversity delivers vital resilience skill training to help your people think, feel, and be better. For more information, please visit headversity.com. You can also contact our Communications team at info@headversity.com.

About NAIT:

The Northern Alberta Institute of Technology (NAIT) is a leading Canadian polytechnic, delivering education in science, technology and the environment; business; health and trades. With nearly 40,000 credit and non-credit students and a 95 per cent employer satisfaction rate, NAIT grads are essential to the provincial economy. NAIT also contributes to Alberta’s prosperity by helping business and industry become more competitive with Industry Solutions offered through its Productivity and Innovation Centre, including technology adoption, business and product innovation and industry-driven research. Recognized as one of Alberta’s top employers, NAIT provides outstanding returns on investment for its graduates, partners, the provincial government and the people of Alberta.

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