January 2016 Program Wrapup: Depression in the Workplace

Jan 22, 2016
Our January 20 breakfast program, "Depression in the Workplace: Cost, Conversation and Solutions," at the Hartford Marriott Downtown considered the business and human cost of depression in the workplace and provided ideas for mitigating these issues. Our keynote speaker was Donna DeWan, MS, MA, LPC, LMT, Director of Corporate Programs at the National Council for Behavioral Health. Panelists included Bob Albright, PhD, Management Department Chair, University of New Haven; Marcy Crossman, Senior Manager, Employee Benefits & Programs Absence Management, Paychex; Hyong Un, MD, Chief Psychiatric Officer, Aetna; and Ms. DeWan. The panel discussion was moderated by Gabriel J. Jiran, JD, Partner, Shipman & Goodwin, LLP. Special thanks to our program sponsors, CHR and Wheeler Clinic.

You may enjoy the following coverage on this topic:

- "Workplace depression under-recognized, expensive, treatable" by Arielle Levin Becker, The Connecticut Mirror, January 21, 2016.

- Listen to a podcast with Ms. DeWan and representatives from CHR and Wheeler Clinic.

- View Ms. DeWan's PowerPoint presentation from the program.

- View photos from the event on Facebook.

- View the full program video.


- View the keynote address.


- Video excerpt: Technological Advances for Addressing Employee Depression


- Video excerpt: The Labor and Employment Law Perspective