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Workplace Mental Health: Moving from Awareness to ACTION

Workplace Mental Health: Moving from Awareness to ACTION

Implications of Covid-19 for Mental Health Prior to the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic in early 2020, mental illness was already a very serious – and growing – problem. Whether you looked at the data published by the World Health Organization, the National Alliance on...

StigmaZero Founder Featured on CBC Gem Documentary

StigmaZero Founder Featured on CBC Gem Documentary

On Friday, November 13th at 8:30pm, CBC will air the “Bipolar Disorder” episode of their documentary series “You Can't Ask That – Season 2.” As with the first season, this innovative show “continues to confront prejudices and break down taboos in society in an...

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Stigma Podcast with Stephen Hays

Stigma Podcast with Stephen Hays

Jason Finucan was invited to join the Stigma Podcast, hosted by Stephen Hays and which features "stories of addiction, mental illness, recovery, hope and wellness with input from clinicians, addicts, entrepreneurs and advocates for mental health." Click here to listen...

Now is the time to invest in employee mental health

Now is the time to invest in employee mental health

In my last article, I covered how the challenge presented by the COVID-19 pandemic is unlike anything most of us have ever faced and would impact our mental health. Since that publication, many experts and thought leaders in the mental health space have raised the...

The Importance of Mental Health During the COVID-19 Crisis

The Importance of Mental Health During the COVID-19 Crisis

The challenge presented by the COVID-19 pandemic is unlike anything most of us have ever faced. In addition to the fear of how the disease will impact our loved ones, some of whom are at greater risk of falling seriously ill, we are dealing with ever-increasing...

How stigma cost me two and a half years of my life

How stigma cost me two and a half years of my life

I was diagnosed with Bipolar 1 Disorder in February of 2005. You might think that was a huge challenge, both personally and professionally – and you would be right. That said, the greatest (and most destructive) challenge I faced as a result of this diagnosis actually...

The Market is Ready to End the Stigma

The Market is Ready to End the Stigma

From June 23 to 26, Rylan McKinley and Jason Finucan of StigmaZero, pictured left to right, attended the SHRM 2019 annual conference and exposition in Las Vegas. We were proud to introduce StigmaZero to the US market (represented by nearly 19,000 delegates) as a...

How Ending Stigma can Make Your EAP Stronger

How Ending Stigma can Make Your EAP Stronger

Many companies invest heavily in a high-quality Employee Assistance Program (EAP) – as they should. EAPs are extremely important in the overall support structure any employer offers their workforce. "An EAP, or employee assistance program, is a confidential, short...

What your company can do to end stigma during mental health week

What your company can do to end stigma during mental health week

Each year for the past 68 years, the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) has designated a week in early May to promote mental health and raise awareness about mental illness. This year, the CMHA’s Mental Health Week will take place from May 6-8, and the theme is...

Why I Hope to Put StigmaZero Out of Business

Why I Hope to Put StigmaZero Out of Business

No, that isn’t just clickbait, I promise – my goal really is to put myself out of business as soon as possible! Before I explain, let me offer a bit of context for those who don't know me... My journey to this point has been long, winding, and at times rough. It has...

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