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19 November, 2019 | (01 hr)

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There’s strong evidence that many organizations have moved ahead with well-being programs but are much more hesitant about developing their response to serious mental health issues. Ignoring this issue isn’t a viable option given World Health Organization statistics suggesting that as many as 1 in 3 people worldwide may suffer from mental health problems entailing medical intervention. There’s also evidence of mounting anxiety among millennials, suggesting the issue of mental health will only become more important in the future.

Join this webcast to gain insights into how to shift from focusing on well-being to focusing on serious mental health issues. Learn about how to manage and support employees with a predisposition to episodic mental illness, despite progress being held back by the continuing stigma around mental illness and the reluctance of individuals to disclose their condition.

Key Takeaways:

  • How to help line managers, leaders, and HR practitioners engage with the subject of mental health issues in the workforce
  • How to contribute to positive change and reduce the risk and potential cost of mental illness in the form of absenteeism, poor performance, and lost talent
  • How to identify the core principles, priorities, and desired outcomes that should inform the design and implementation of a corporate mental health policy

Speakers

Michel Syrett

Michel Syrett
Senior Human Capital Fellow
The Conference Board

Michel Syrett is a Senior Human Capital Fellow at The Conference Board. He has had a bipolar diagnosis since 1997 and is a founding member of The Lived Experience Research Collective at the UK Mental Health Foundation. He has a background in HR Research, was a founding trustee of...Full Bio

Marion Devine

Marion Devine (Moderator)
Senior Human Capital Researcher, Europe
The Conference Board

Marion Devine is Senior Researcher in Human Capital for Europe, based in TCB’s Brussels office.  Marion brings a European perspective to TCB’s HC work and contributes across a broad spectrum of HC topics in support of the various HC Centers.

Marion brings a wealth of expe...Full Bio

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