MAKING HEADLINES | CEOs Against Stigma 

Kickoff Breakfast

In recognition of Mental Health Month in May, NAMI Keystone Pennsylvania officially launched the CEOs Against Stigma project with a kickoff breakfast at the Duquesne Club in downtown Pittsburgh on May 7. CEOs and other executives from nearly 40 companies attended.

Mayor Peduto Signs the Pledge

On Thursday, May 23, Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto held a ceremony in the City-County Building and signed the CEO Pledge. NAMI Keystone Pennsylvania CEO Christine Michaels and Joni Schwager, Executive Director of the Staunton Farm Foundation, also participated in the event. The Staunton Farm Foundation is funding the CEOs Against Stigma project for three years.  Video of the ceremony can be found here.

Our Region’s Business

In June 2019, the CEOs Against Stigma initiative was featured on Our Region’s Business with Bill Flanagan. NAMI Keystone Pennsylvania CEO Christine Michaels appeared on the show with Bill Schlagel from Ernst & Young, a company with a robust employee wellness program. The program aired on June 23, 2019, at 11 a.m. on WPXI-TV.

News Releases

March 27, 2019: NAMI Keystone PA Partners with PRSA Pittsburgh for CEOs Against Stigma Campaign

In the News

May 17, 2019: WESA-FM radio host Kevin Gavin interviews NAMI Keystone PA CEO Christine Michaels and Joni Schwager, Exec. Dir. of the Staunton Farm Foundation, on addressing mental health in the workplace. (21:30 – 33:37)