IT'S OKAY NOT TO BE OKAY
Mental Health & Wellness | Corporate Program
Mental illness: Depression, Anxiety, Schizophrenia and Bipolar Disorder. These words have shame and an enormous stigma attached to them. Although there is progress in the mental health field, it isn’t happening fast enough for mental illness sufferers. Often people don’t feel comfortable saying, “I need help” or “I’m really not okay.” In this program, Archie Messersmith-Bunting details his own mental health struggles and reminds attendees “it’s okay not to be okay.” He encourages attendees to take personal action: tell someone and talk about your feelings. This is the beginning of true healing and happiness.
Participants learn how to identify signs their co-worker, family member, or peer may be struggling and how to connect them to support resources. They will also discover action steps to encourage help-seeking while avoiding the less-than-helpful things many say to those struggling with depression.
Review the most commonly diagnosed mental health issues today and learn their symptoms.
Identify non-verbal signs that a
co-worker might need support.
Evaluate their own self-care plan and brainstorm ways it could be improved.
Are empowered to engage in help-seeking behavior.
Due to the global pandemic, Archie plans on delivering 100% of his programs virtually for the time being. Virtual programs do not have to be boring, and can be more effective than in-person events.
Archie's virtual programs are delivered with the same objectives and learning outcomes as other events. Participants react well to the virtual programming and oftentimes feel more comfortable engaging over this medium.
Download the free ebook to start practicing gratitude today!
BONUS: Archie's 21-day challenge to make gratitude a daily habit for more happiness and improved mental health.