Adam Nemer will share his experiences as an executive struggling with mental illness and his journey to recovery. He will discuss the importance of mental health in the workplace and strategies for supporting employees with mental health challenges. Adam will speak of his work with the consulting company he created called Simple Mental Health Leadership Consulting. They help leaders and organizations create mentally healthy work environments by addressing the root cause of mental health issues and reducing stigma surrounding mental illness. He will discuss their mission to facilitate the creation of mental health literate and psychologically safe organizations. The presentation will conclude with Adam's vision to "transform organizational culture into stigma-free mental wellbeing environments."
This topic is particularly important for project managers because they play a key role in creating psychological safety within their teams and organizations. A focus on mental health can improve employee satisfaction, productivity, and retention, ultimately leading to project success. Project managers who understand the importance of mental health and have strategies for promoting it can create a positive and supportive work environment that benefits both individuals and the organization.
Adam Nemer spent 19 years as a CFO and Sr Operations executive at Kaiser Permanente, the largest integrated healthcare organization in the US. He struggled with severe yet undiagnosed depression, anxiety and panic, but was eventually helped by a colleague who recognized his struggles and encouraged him to seek help. As part of his recovery, Adam spoke for years across the Kaiser organization and MBA programs about life as an executive struggling with mental health and what leaders can do to support their employees struggling with mental health challenges. Subsequently, Adam led his teams in a way that brought cultural change to the organization. He now runs Simple Mental Health Leadership Consulting, www.simplementalhealth.com which helps leaders and organizations improve employee satisfaction, productivity, and retention by creating mentally healthy work environments. Their mission is simple: facilitate the creation of mental health literate and psychologically safe organizations. Adam's vision for the company is to "transform organizational culture into stigma-free mental wellbeing environments.
|Event Date||01-24-2023 6:30 pm|
|Event End Date||01-24-2023 8:30 pm|
|Cut off date||01-24-2023 6:15 pm|