Stronger Than Fear: Mental Health in the Developer Community

Stronger Than Fear: Mental Health in the Developer Community

From #ElixirDaze, March 2017

See https://osmihelp.org for more info.

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March 02, 2017
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    STRONGER THAN FEAR
 MENTAL HEALTH IN THE DEVELOPER COMMUNITY Ed

    Finkler • @OSMIHelp • OSMIhelp.org ElixirDaze • March 2017 • #osmi #ElixirDaze
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     @osmihelp BURDEN OF MENTAL DISORDERS IS THE LARGEST OF

    ALL DISORDER CATEGORIES IN NORTH AMERICA GREATER THAN CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE GREATER THAN CANCER (W.H.O. 2008)
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     @osmihelp “IN ALL REGIONS, NEUROPSYCHIATRIC CONDITIONS ARE THE MOST

    IMPORTANT CAUSES OF DISABILITY, ACCOUNTING FOR AROUND ONE THIRD OF YEARS LOST TO DISABILITY AMONG ADULTS AGED 15 YEARS AND OVER” (W.H.O. 2008)
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     @osmihelp MENTAL HEALTH IN TECH 2016 SURVEY RESULTS US

    Non-self employed only; as of 3/2/2017 osmihelp.org/research
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     @osmihelp Do you think that discussing a health issue

    with your employer would have negative consequences? Mental Physical osmihelp.org/research
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     @osmihelp Would you bring up a health issue with

    a potential employer in an interview? Mental Physical https://osmihelp.org/research
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     @osmihelp Does your employer provide resources to learn more

    about mental health issues and how to seek help? osmihelp.org/research
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     @osmihelp Do you feel that being identified as a

    person with a mental health issue would hurt your career? osmihelp.org/research
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     @osmihelp Have you been diagnosed with a mental health

    condition by a medical professional? osmihelp.org/research