$30 off During Our Annual Pro Sale. View Details »

Stronger Than Fear: Mental Health in the Developer Community

Stronger Than Fear: Mental Health in the Developer Community

Slides from Kalamazoo X 2015 #kalx #kalx16
Video: http://j.mp/osmikalx16video

funkatron

May 16, 2016
Tweet

More Decks by funkatron

Other Decks in Technology

Transcript

  1. STRONGER THAN FEAR
 MENTAL HEALTH IN THE DEVELOPER COMMUNITY Ed

    Finkler • @OSMIHelp • OSMIhelp.org Kalamazoo X 2016 • #kalx16 #kalx #osmi
  2.  @osmihelp WHO I AM

  3.  @osmihelp   graphstory.com

  4.  @osmihelp AN INFORMAL SURVEY

  5.  @osmihelp MY DIAGNOSES

  6.  @osmihelp GENERALIZED ANXIETY DISORDER

  7.  @osmihelp ADULT ADHD

  8.  @osmihelp I TAKE MEDS

  9.  @osmihelp I SEE A THERAPIST

  10.  @osmihelp IT IMPACTS MY WORK EVERY DAY

  11.  @osmihelp SOMETIMES IT GIVES ME POWERS

  12.  @osmihelp SOMETIMES IT RUINS ME

  13.  @osmihelp HOW IT AFFECTS US

  14.  @osmihelp 1 IN 5

  15.  @osmihelp DISEASE BURDEN

  16.  @osmihelp ECONOMIC COST http://www.fccmh.org/resources/docs/EconomicBurdenofMentalIllness.pdf ๏ Mental health conditions are

    the second leading cause of workplace absenteeism ๏ Workers w/ depression lose 5.6 hrs/week
 Workers w/o depression lose 1.5 hrs/week ๏ Depression: $43.7 billion in absenteeism from work (200m days lost), lost productivity & direct treatment
  17.  @osmihelp MENTAL HEALTH IN TECH SURVEY RESULTS US Non-self

    employed only; as of 9/13/2014 http://j.mp/osmisurveyblog
  18.  @osmihelp Do you think that discussing a health issue

    with your employer would have negative consequences? Mental Physical http://j.mp/osmisurveyblog
  19.  @osmihelp Would you bring up a health issue with

    a potential employer in an interview? Mental Physical http://j.mp/osmisurveyblog
  20.  @osmihelp Does your employer provide resources to learn more

    about mental health issues and how to seek help? http://j.mp/osmisurveyblog
  21.  @osmihelp SICK WORKERS DON’T WORK

  22.  @osmihelp CHANGE IS HARD

  23.  @osmihelp 1. TAKE MENTAL HEALTH FIRST AID mentalhealthfirstaid.org info@mentalhealthfirstaid.org

    202.684.3736
  24.  @osmihelp 2. TELL PEOPLE

  25.  @osmihelp 3. MAKE A COMMITMENT TO CHANGE

  26.  @osmihelp WHAT’S THE UPSIDE?

  27.  @osmihelp MENTAL WELLNESS = BETTER EMPLOYEES http://www.taadas.org/publications/prodimages/A%20Mental%20Health%20Friendly%20Workplace.pdf

  28.  @osmihelp DEMONSTRATE YOUR VALUES http://www.taadas.org/publications/prodimages/A%20Mental%20Health%20Friendly%20Workplace.pdf

  29.  @osmihelp PEOPLE WANT TO WORK WITH YOU http://www.taadas.org/publications/prodimages/A%20Mental%20Health%20Friendly%20Workplace.pdf

  30.  @osmihelp I NEED YOUR HELP 2016 Mental Health In

    Tech Survey: j.mp/osmisurvey2016 Videos, Slides, Resources: OSMIHelp.org
  31.  @osmihelp SIX WORD CHALLENGE

  32.  @osmihelp BY HELPING OTHERS I SAVE MYSELF

  33.  @osmihelp THANK YOU FOR LISTENING OSMIhelp.org • j.mp/osmisurvey2016