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Stronger Than Fear: Mental Health in the Developer Community

Stronger Than Fear: Mental Health in the Developer Community

Slides from Wordcamp Minneapolis 2016 #WCmpls

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May 21, 2016
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  1. STRONGER THAN FEAR
 MENTAL HEALTH IN THE DEVELOPER COMMUNITY Ed

    Finkler • @OSMIHelp • OSMIhelp.org Wordcamp Minneapolis 2016 • #wcmpls #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. GET THE OSMI HANDBOOKS OSMIhelp.org/resources

  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 OPEN SOURCING MENTAL ILLNESS 2015 GOAL $5000 Time

    to goal 2 hours Total raised $13,600 j.mp/osmi2015
  31.  @osmihelp CJ Livingston joepelow Tim Corrin Justin Martin Guillermo

    Mansilla G J Hockin Thomas North Gamble Kevin B Tuttle Gregory Tarnoff Brian Fenton Jerry Evans Brian Wisti R J de la Fuente Spencer Hoyt Nick Sutterer Ted M Young Diana Espino Justin Carmony Tyler Mincey Tim Heckman Daniel Cousineau Allan MacGregor A forsstrom Brion Vibber max Cristovao Verstraeten Matthew R Sparks Wesley Beam Scott Arciszewski Zachary Copley Adam Jenkins Alexandra H. Johnson nehemiahwyant Matt Brunt Brian Moon hello Kevin Makice Larry Masters brian Jake Smith oaklandjt Justin T Yost Kristopher Plunkett Mika Epstein daniel d beil Andrew L Cassell Aaron Jorbin Jean Soderkvist Cameron Koczon Brian Pitts Deborah Resnick Michael Beckwith Chris Tickner Joel A Rasmus Karen J Demerly Lisa Brewster Stefan Koopmanschap Matthew Mitchum Cresta L Cates andreasbirkebaek Daniel Joye AM Clyde Henning Glatter-Gotz Gemma Lynn Davi M Moreira Amanda Folson Stephen Sauceda Daryl J Chymko Timothy H Lieberman Philippe Beaudoin Evangelo S Prodromou Sharon J Cichelli Sean R Reid nicolas rosental FJ de Jonge Dave Forgac John P Betley Jordan Burke Sally Lehman pascal Chris G Smith Sean Foran Jack Jones Elizabeth Naramore Benjamin J Cotton Taylor Otwell Miss Laura Sanders R A Stringer Mike Hall Richard Stewart M.R.Hartley Bram Van der Sype Ryan S Adams Ed Cates Jason Charnes Evan Coury Matthew S Perkins Derrick Snyder Mark Forscher Chris Shiflett William Golden Joel Perras Derick E Bailey Scott Gowell Eric Hogue Jake Champlin Samantha Quiñones Joe Kline lwriemen James Walker Maggie Longshore Pradeep Krishnan Broc Seib Jacques Woodcock Kara Ferguson CA Hoult Vanessa Hurst Ben Ramsey Colin O'Dell M D C Pepper Patrick Allan Alice Carback Guillermo Mansilla Christian Stagevik Jose Diaz-Gonzalez Jad Bitar Nicholas C Duvieilh Dallas Cook Larry E Masters Anthony Grassiot David Skinner Mark Shannon Story Christopher W Brescia yeti derekkjordan Mr Jeremy Burns stiliyanlazarov Shawn Aukstakalnis Chris Greene William Sonnenreich lee Cory Fowler Nima Nekoui Juan R Basso Rodriguez Urdaneta Justin T Yost THE WALL OF AWESOME
  32.  @osmihelp

  33.  @osmihelp 2016 FUNDRAISER j.mp/osmi2016cs

  34.  @osmihelp WE NEED YOUR HELP 2016 Mental Health In

    Tech Survey: j.mp/osmisurvey2016 Videos, Slides, Resources: OSMIHelp.org 2016 Fundraiser j.mp/osmi2016cs
  35.  @osmihelp THANK YOU FOR LISTENING OSMIhelp.org • j.mp/osmisurvey2016