Mental Health

Celebrating Mental Health Awareness Month

Behind the Screen: Celebrating Mental Health Awareness Month in the Workplace Each year, the month of May is Mental Health Awareness Month in the United States. This month provides awareness of various mental health challenges facing workers across corporate America. According to Accenture, mental health affects 90% of [...]

2023-05-03T18:30:10-04:00May 3rd, 2023|Events, Mental Health, Multimedia|

World Mental Health Day

Leslie Wilson Executive Vice President, Global Workplace Initiatives Disability:IN On this World Mental Health Day, I want the citizens of the world to know that mental health conditions are diagnosable, treatable health conditions. And no matter who we are or what we know, we are at risk, just as we [...]

2022-10-12T13:16:56-04:00October 12th, 2022|Mental Health|

“Non-apparent disability” vs. “Hidden” or “Invisible disability” – which term is correct?

Many disabilities, such as mental illnesses, learning and attention issues, some physical illnesses, neurodiversity, and many other disabilities are not apparent. Below is some suggested guidance from Disability:IN in speaking about such disabilities: “Non-apparent disability”: This is the terminology Disability:IN uses and recommends. It implies the disability is just [...]

2022-01-18T17:05:19-05:00January 5th, 2022|Etiquette, Mental Health, Neurodiversity / Autism|

2021 World Mental Health Day

October 10th marks World Mental Health Day. Depression is a leading cause of disability worldwide, and we encourage our partners to build inclusive cultures that include people with non-apparent disabilities, including mental illness. Check out our video featuring Disability:IN EVP Programs, Liz Taub, Fidelity Investments VP of Customer Accessibility, [...]

2021-10-08T16:45:01-04:00October 10th, 2021|Mental Health|

Minority Mental Wellness – Disability:IN Webinar

We are excited to share a recording from Disability:IN's webinar advancing minority mental health month. Hear from Disability:IN corporate partner peers as they share their experience and stories around mental health awareness.   Moderator: Carla Carlisle, Director, Information Technology, Mental Health Co-lead for TIAA Diverse Abilities Business Resource Group [...]

2021-07-29T16:50:20-04:00July 29th, 2021|Mental Health|

World Mental Health Day

World Mental Health Day is observed on 10 October every year, with the overall objective of raising awareness of mental health issues around the world and mobilizing efforts in support of mental health. By 2020, mental and substance use disorders will surpass all physical diseases as the major causes of disability [...]

2020-12-16T19:08:22-05:00October 10th, 2020|Mental Health|

Depression, my unspoken Disability.

This blog post was written by Disability:IN team member Elaine Kubik in honor of World Mental Health Day, Hispanic Heritage Month, and National Disability Employment Awareness Month. A nexus of important topics to help share her story! Depression, my unspoken Disability. Today, on World Mental Health Day, I’m doing my [...]

2021-03-16T01:53:32-04:00October 10th, 2019|Mental Health|
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