Episode #120 – Leaders As Mental Health Allies: 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 second part of a two-part series. In this episode, Teresa and Jen discuss ‘Leaders As Mental Health Allies.’ The first episode focused on ‘Addressing Bias Around Mental Health.’

Teresa and Jen talk about how leaders can share their own experiences with mental health to help their employees and how reseach has shown this can help with the stigma of mental health. Jen gives her tips on how to safely share at work to help employees open up about their own mental health.

Listen to the first part of the series here

Connect with Jen here

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

Episode Timeline

00:06Introduction and Disclaimer 01:26Addressing the Stigma 10:56Break and Public Service Announcement 11:20Sharing Your Story 21:30Teresa’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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