Why Mental Health is a Critical Business Conversation All Year Round

Global Chapter

May 30, 4:00 – 5:00 PM

Yes, mental health matters during Mental Health Awareness Month and World Mental Health Day. But…what about the rest of the year?

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About this event

May is Mental Health Awareness Month in the U.S., a time dedicated to fostering conversations about mental health especially at work. Building on this momentum, join us on May 30th for "Why Mental Health is a Critical Business Conversation All Year Round." This one-hour session features Melissa Doman, MA—Organizational Psychologist, former Mental Health Therapist, and Author of 'Yes, You Can Talk About Mental Health at Work (Here’s Why and How To Do It Really Well).' Hosted by Culture First Community Manager, Jessie Jacob, this fireside chat underscores the importance of maintaining mental health conversations throughout the entire year.

Melissa will share her expert insights on how organizations can authentically and sustainably integrate these crucial conversations into their culture. Whether you are a leader seeking to create a supportive environment, or an HR professional looking to implement effective strategies, this session will provide you with the necessary tools and knowledge to keep mental health at the forefront of business practices year-round.

Following the interview, a live Q&A session will allow you to ask Melissa questions in real-time. Don’t hesitate to engage—your questions are vital and could provide essential insights for your fellow Culture First Community members. 

Lastly, this session will be recorded, but only shared out with registrants for this event. 

About our speaker

Melissa Doman, MA is an Organizational Psychologist, Former Clinical Mental Health Therapist, & Author of Yes, You Can Talk About Mental Health at Work (Here’s Why And How To Do It Really Well). Melissa works with companies across industries around the globe – including clients like Google, Dow Jones, the Orlando City Soccer Club, Microsoft, Salesforce, Siemens, Estée Lauder, & Janssen. She’s spoken at SXSW and has been featured as a subject matter expert in CNN, Vogue, NPR, the BBC, CNBC, Inc., and in LinkedIn’s 2022 Top 10 Voices on Mental Health. Having lived abroad in South Korea, England, Australia and traveled to 45+ countries, Melissa calls upon her global experiences to inform how she works with companies around the world. She has one core goal: to equip companies, individuals, and leaders to have constructive conversations about mental health, team dynamics, and communication in the workplace. Her work and book aim to accomplish just that. To learn more about Melissa, her work, or the book - please visit www.melissadoman.com.

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  • Melissa Doman

    Melissa Doman LLC

    Author, Organizational Psychologist + Former Clinical Mental Health Therapist


  • Jessie Jacob

    Culture Amp

    Senior Community Engagement Manager


  • Jessie Jacob

    Senior Community Manager, Culture Amp

  • DeMario Bell

    Culture Amp

    Chapter Lead

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