dsm Lifting the Veil Events 2023

Improving Mental Health in the Workplace: November 9, 2023

A panel of local experts shared practical strategies to adapt to change, support coworkers and build a healthy workplace culture even – and especially – as businesses navigate new challenges of remote and hybrid work.


Chris Hulvey – LMHC, Clive Behavioral Health
April King – Vice President, Chief Human Resources Officer, Wellabe
Vanessa McNeal – Life Coach and Speaker, Self-Employed
Megan Simpson – Director of Behavioral Health Services, UnityPoint Health
Breanna Young – LMHC, Clinic Administrator of Behavioral Health, MercyOne

Understanding Mental Health in the Workplace: June 29, 2023

This installment of Lifting the Veil focuses on the workplace, which, for many people, is much more than a place to earn a salary. View the event recap to hear a panel of local experts explain how new rhythms of remote, hybrid and return-to-the-office work have challenged the workforce in ways both small and profound.


Timothy Flynn – Senior Therapist, EAP Division, UnityPoint Health
Tina Leaf – Clinical Director, Employee and Family Resources
Melissa Ness – President and CEO, Connectify
Scott Young – Director of Psychological Services, Mind and Spirit Counseling Center
Beth Livingston – Associate Professor, Industrial Relations, University of Iowa

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