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Managing Mental Health and Stress: It is About the People!

Thursday, May 28 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am • Organized By St. Louis Regional Chamber
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COVID-19 has had a sudden and dramatic impact on our collective mental health. Feelings of isolation, employment concerns, parenting and family concerns, financial stress, and health-related anxieties are manifesting globally.To better understand how employers should think about these changes, it is important to explore health and mental health during this pandemic.  This webinar will offer key considerations for employers as they plan for the long-range impacts of COVID-19 in the workplace.

Moderator:  Valerie E. Patton, Senior Vice President, Workforce Development and Inclusion and Executive Director, St. Louis Business Diversity Initiative

Co-Moderator: Rosalind Reese, Program Director, St. Louis Business Diversity Initiative Fellows Program


  • Angela Brown, Chief Executive Officer of the St. Louis Regional Health Commission (RHC)
  • Dr. Sheretta Butler-Barnes, Associate Professor, Washington University in St. Louis Brown School of Social Work
  • Dr. Alexander Garza, Incident Commander, St. Louis Metropolitan Pandemic Task Force and Chief Medical Officer, SSM Health
  • Dr. Laurie Punch, Associate Professor, Director of Medical Student Community Engagement Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine and President, Power4STL
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