MAKING HEADLINES | CEOs Against Stigma
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.
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)
Workplace Mental Health Articles, Blogs, and More
May 7, 2019: Connecting Employee Engagement and Mental Health at the Workplace
May 1, 2019: Walgreens wants its pharmacists trained for mental health crises
Feb. 13, 2019: Millennial Mental Health In The Workplace
Nov. 1, 2018: We Need to Talk More About Mental Health at Work
Sept. 27, 2018: Anxiety is expensive: Employee mental health costs rise twice as fast as all other medical expenses
June 27, 2018: This is how every employer can curb depression in the workplace
April 20, 2018: The Price Of Presenteeism
For media inquiries about the CEOs Against Stigma program, contact Maria Kakay, Director of Communications and Marketing at NAMI Keystone Pennsylvania, by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 412-366-3788.
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