dsm Lifting the Veil 2020

6 VIRTUAL EVENTS WITH DISTINCT TOPICS

Workplace Interrupted Friday, May 29, 2020  |  Noon-1PM
Employers of all sizes have seen drastic changes to their workplace, and predictions say a large number of workers will experience mental health challenges due to social distancing and stress. What can workplaces do to support mental health as we try to return to a state of normalcy?

Equity and Inclusion Interrupted Friday, June 5, 2020  |  Noon-1PM
Pandemics exacerbate systemic inequity. We are seeing that today, as early reports indicate COVID-19 is taking a heavy toll on minority communities. How are people with disabilities, people of color and vulnerable populations living the significant mental health effects? How can we better support each other going forward?

Youth Interrupted  Friday, May 1, 2020  |  Noon-1PM
Schools are shutdown. Children are learning virtually, away from daily structure, social experiences and exercise. What are the mental health effects to children, and how can we combat them? 

College Interrupted Friday, May 8, 2020  |  Noon-1PM
College students have seen their life plans drastically altered in a matter of weeks. Classes moved online, graduations were delayed and career opportunities were lost. How can we assist our college-aged adults coping with so much change?

Parenting Interrupted Friday, May 15, 2020  |  Noon-1PM
Children are home, and many parents are attempting to balance work and life at the same time and in the same place, leading to enormous levels of stress and anxiety. How will this period affect the long-term mental health of parents?

Small Business Interrupted Friday, May 22, 2020  |  Noon-1PM
A large number of small businesses are struggling or closing altogether, through no fault of their own. Business owners and their families are under incredible stress. What are the long-term mental health effects of this devastating event for small businesses?