Apr 03, 12:00 PM EDT

Creating a Safe Workplace

Part of Dear Manager

Hosted by Aaron Harvey

In fast paced, time sensitive industries, how can business owners prioritize the mental health of their employees? What conversations should they have, what programs should they invest in, and what benefits should they provide?

Host, Aaron Harvey, will bring on guest speakers from the media and marketing industry to talk about the importance of creating emotionally safe work environments and how empathetic employers can get started.

About Aaron Harvey

Aaron is a mental health advocate and cofounder/principal of the Made of Millions Foundation. He has been very outspoken about his battle with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, a condition he unknowingly suffered with for over two decades. Outside of the mental health space, Aaron is the cofounder of NYC-based integrated agency, Ready Set Rocket.

About Dear Manager

The state of mental health in modern workplaces is bleak. Anxiety and depression are on the rise, stigma remains high, technology continues to blur the line between work-life and home-life, and employers are struggling to combat the problem head-on. It’s time for change, but when it comes to mental health, what does real change look like?

Dear Manager is an ongoing series about all things workplace mental health. Members of the Made of Millions team, including executive director, Aaron Harvey, will bring on business owners, HR leaders, workplace advocates, lawyers and doctors to tackle a wide range of topics including workplace stigma, accommodation plans, employee confidentiality, mental and physical health parity, and more. 

The series is an extension of Made of Millions viral #DearManager campaign that raised awareness of modern workplace mental health challenges. It was alongside the foundation's Beautiful Brains guide — a six-step manual that provides employers with actionable recommendations for updating their mental health policies. Learn more about the campaign and download a copy at www.dearmanager.com.

Upcoming Episodes

Apr 03, 12:00 PM EDT
Creating a Safe Workplace

Aaron Harvey

Apr 07, 9:00 AM EDT
The Impact of Intersectionality

Aaron Harvey

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