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New: Parents Network for Lab Employees – April 23, 2020

Berkeley Lab is launching a Parents Network for employees. The objective is for members to share tips, resources, activity ideas, and other helpful tools for supporting parents and their families, especially given the current challenges with shelter in place. Resources shared can be internal or external to the Lab. This will be an informal group […]

Mental Health Webinar – June 12, 2019

Mental Health Webinar: June 12 from 10:00 a.m. –11:00 a.m. PT US Dept of Labor’s Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP), in partnership with Getting Hired, will present a webinar on “Tips for Creating a Mental Health Friendly Workplace” on Tuesday, June 12. The webinar will discuss the Employer Assistance and Resource Network on Disability […]

Be Well at Work: Caregiver Challenges: Memory Loss & Resistance

Wednesday, June 5th 12:10 – 1:30 pm Tang Education Center Speaker: Maureen Kelly, Ed.D., LCSW, Elder Care Program This workshop will focus on specific challenges related to caring for an older adult, including caring for an elder with memory loss and caring for an elder who resists help. Strategies for self-care will be shared. Resources […]

Stigma-Free UC: Anxiety – From Boredom to Burnout (Feb 19)

Jan. 28 Information Session for Postdocs’ Mental Health and Well-Being Benefits

‘Stigma-Free UC’ Hosts Jan. 24 Webinar on Reducing Mental Health Stigma

May 23 UC Webinar on Improving Mental Health Awareness

Feb. 22 UC Webinar on Ending Stigma of Mental Illness

Posted on UCnet: Stigma-free UC – Ending shame and silence surrounding mental illness Stephen Hinshaw, professor of psychology at UC Berkeley and of psychiatry at UCSF, will present a systemwide webinar on Feb. 22 about the social and personal costs of the stigma surrounding mental illness — especially what can be done to open dialogue […]

All About Skills: Tapping the Power of Neurodiversity — U.S. Department of Labor Blog

May is Mental Health Awareness Month

Since 1949, mental health advocates across the country have led the observance of May as Mental Health Awareness Month.  In the United States, one in five adults will experience a mental health condition in their lifetime.  Most individuals will be affected or impacted by mental illness through friends and family.  Click here for 31 mental […]