Debra Lefebvre is the owner of Limestone City Mental Health (LCMH), a social enterprise with a mission to increase mental health literacy in the community, at home and in the workplace. Debra is a Nurse Professional and a Health/Dental Consultant with Masters in Public Administration, who is involved in ongoing post graduate education in organizational behavior and mental health sciences. Debra has a formidable career in health care leadership and administration, and has been a champion for health equity and access to health care for many people throughout her career. Debra has received numerous awards for her leadership and advocacy in health and wellness, and has been featured in the media numerous times, most recently CBC. Debra gives back to her community through volunteer commitments on various boards and committees. She also supports and has led the organization and instruction of mental health courses to many members of community based organizations, including Youth Diversion, United Way, March of Dimes and the Canadian Mental Health Association.
Through contact-based education, capacity building and empowerment, the LCMH team is committed to helping workplaces, the community and youth and youth serving agencies help others in mental health distress with reliable and helpful information and tools acquired in the Mental Health First Aid training program, or through workshops and seminars.
We also offer resources and training to address mental health in the workplace through presentations, workshops and assessment. We are dedicated to helping everyone in the workplace – front line workers, supervisors and managers and support staff, all of whom need concrete, evidence-based tools and strategies to empower them and their organizations. We have tools and strategies to help build resilient staff, leaders, and managers, as well as safe and trusting work environments.We want to help you be healthy, effective, engaged and empowered. We want you to feel Psychologically Safe in the Workplace and at School!
To make meaningful contributions to the wellness of Canadians at home, in the community and in the workplace through Mental Health and Psychological Safety awareness, understanding, training and other effective tools and strategies.
We are dedicated to improving Mental Health and Wellness in the community and workplace. Our approach includes Mental Health First Aid training, workshops, seminars, and public speaking engagements.
Mental Health First Aid is an evidence-based, certified program from the Mental Health Commission of Canada, and is part of The National Standard for Psychological Health and Safety in the Workplace and in Post-Secondary institutions. Assessment, tools and strategies to improve mental health and wellness in the workplace are available.
Every Canadian is entitled to live, work and play in environments that support good physical and mental health.
Integrity. We are clear in our words and actions and intend to do the right things for the right reasons to benefit Canadians.
Quality. We strive for excellence in everything we do.
Collaboration. We are committed to engaging our clients in good faith as trusted and valued partners.
Accessibility. We believe everyone can help reduce stigma and have a good understanding of mental health.