In the wake of the ongoing pandemic, it’s no surprise that feelings of anxiety, depression, and burnout have increasingly affected employees. Employers have noticed and are progressively addressing employees’ mental health. While the uncertainty of the pandemic has made decision making more difficult, employers still have a tremendous opportunity to redefine employee wellbeing. 

Featured Speakers:

  • Teresa Garate, PhD, Senior Vice President, Strategic Partnerships & Engagement, Gateway Foundation
  • Alexa James, MS, LCSW, CEO, NAMI Chicago 
  • Matt Richards, LCWS, MDiv, Deputy Commissioner of Behavioral Health, Chicago Department of Public Health 
  • Clifton Saper, PhD, Lead Psychologist & Director, Clinical Services, Behavioral Medicine Service Line, AMITA Health 

Additional Resources Provided

City of Chicago’s ‘Unspoken’ Website

NAMI Workplace Wellness Toolkit 2.0

AMITA Health Behavioral Medicine Call Center: (855) 383-2224

Resilience Building Practices Pulse Check Assessment

Gateway Foundation Website

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