For years mental and behavioral health has been a stigma, especially in the workplace. In an effort to respect employee privacy, employers, until now have avoided involvement. The repercussions of not addressing the sensitive issues surrounding mental and behavioral health are now at a crossroad. According to the World Health Organization and the National Business Group on Health, mental and behavioral health conditions generate as much as $100 billion in direct costs for employers. The importance of promoting mental health as a critical component to overall health and wellbeing, prevention, early identification and intervention is a must for every employer’s healthcare culture.
This discussion will be led by Genomind as a fireside chat with Nike, EY and Hewlett Packard discussing their initiatives in overcoming the stigma of mental health in the workplace. We’ll hear from very different perspectives on how important this issue is for their employees, and discuss key takeaways for starting the conversation along with learning how your employees can be sure to get the right medication the first time through real innovation which saves money and lives!
Learn how Pete Thomas from NBC'ss Biggest Loser has kept the weight off all these years. This motivating discussion will walk you through how mental well-being affects you more than you know.
In this presentation we will discuss the silent illness that is affecting millions in the workplace…addiction. This interactive and educational presentation discusses the opioid epidemic, addiction, addiction in the workplace, the stigma surrounding reaching out for help and how to overcome it, and ways in which an employee can get the help they need confidentially while keeping their job. The presentation is meant to shed light on addiction, a growing problem in this country, and help normalize it as a mental illness that can be overcome and is nothing to be ashamed of.