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    Mental Health in the Workplace - Walking the Talk

    on May 30, 2017

    May is Mental Health Month, which gives us a timely opportunity to reflect on some alarming workplace statistics. Each day, one million workers miss work due to stress. Depression specifically causes workers to miss an average of almost 5 workdays in a three-month period and is estimated to cause 200 million lost workdays each year. At Genomind, our mission is to improve the lives of patients with mental illness by bringing innovation to clinical care. As we think about our mission as a company, it is vital that we also think about each other as co-workers and how to provide resources and support to one another for our own mental health.

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    Elyse Fox's "Sad Girls Club" Challenges the Narrative about Women of Color and Mental Health

    on May 18, 2017

    The popular “Sad Girls Club” Instagram was started as a community-based effort to address the silence and lack of mental health support for women of color after girls and women reached out to Instagrammer and mental health advocate, Elyse Fox, expressing their need for mentors. It all started with her small film project “Conversations with Friends,” which follows her year-long struggle with depression. Fox’s project aims to start the conversation about mental health and remove the stigma around it, particularly for women of color.

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    Mental health care in the U.S.: Why is the brain treated differently than other organs?

    on June 02, 2016
    (Former United States Representative, Rhode Island; Co-Founder, One Mind and Founder, Kennedy Forum, Advisor to Genomind, Inc.)
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