Episode #119 – Addressing Bias Around Mental Health: Jen Porter

In today’s episode, Teresa is joined by Jen Porter, author and COO of the non-profit Mind Share Partners. This is the first part of a two-part series. In this first episode, Teresa and Jen discuss ‘Addressing Bias Around Mental Health.’

Teresa and Jen talk about how it’s important for companies to encourage their managers to address their bias around mental health and by addressing this, companies can make a better work environment for their employees.

By supporting your employees and talking about mental health issues you can create a better, more productive work environment.

Connect with Jen here

To read Jen’s article ‘How Managers Can Address Their Own Biases Around Mental Health’ click here

Supporting mental health supports people, and when people are doing the job, the jobs are done better.

Jen Porter

Episode Timeline

00:06Introduction and Disclaimer 01:30Addressing the Bias 16:55Break and Public Service Announcement 17:18Supporting Your Employees 28:17Teresa’s Closing Remarks
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Teresa McQueen, Esq.
Founder, Host and Executive Producer
Teresa is a skilled trial attorney (a recovering litigator!), Corporate Counsel for Western Growers Family of Companies, a published author and frequent speaker on a wide range of topics including harassment, discrimination and retaliation in the workplace. She is a Certified Business Etiquette Trainer and hosts the Workplace Perspective podcast to help organizations of all sizes develop and maintain successful employer/employee relationships.*

*The views expressed by Teresa McQueen are her own and do not necessarily reflect the views of Western Growers Family of Companies, its officers, directors, board members, employees, or members.

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