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Practical Accommodations for
Mental Health
Laura Ku
@pku2319
Caveat: I am not a
Psychologist
Hyperbole and a Half
Why?
Daily Report Online
wocintechchat.com
18.1% of adults
National Institute of Mental Health
20.1% of those 18-49
National Institute of Mental Health
STIGMA
KQED
Frustrated You Can’t Find A Therapist?
They’re Frustrated, Too
California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists
Commonwealth Fund
CHADD
wocintechchat.com
Ed Finkler
osmihelp.org
carbonfive.com
Thank You!
@pku2319 • laura@carbonfive.com
@carbonfive
carbonfive.com
Also Thanks To:
References
Title page Icon by Created by Julian Claus from Noun Project
http://hyperboleandahalf.blogspot.com/2011/10/adve...
Practical Accommodations for Mental Health
Practical Accommodations for Mental Health
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Practical Accommodations for Mental Health
Practical Accommodations for Mental Health
Practical Accommodations for Mental Health
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Practical Accommodations for Mental Health
Practical Accommodations for Mental Health
Practical Accommodations for Mental Health
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Practical Accommodations for Mental Health

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As presented at Abstractions 2016 and Midwest.Io 2016

This talk is about how companies can better accommodate mental health issues specifically for the tech industry.

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Practical Accommodations for Mental Health

  1. 1. Practical Accommodations for Mental Health Laura Ku @pku2319
  2. 2. Caveat: I am not a Psychologist
  3. 3. Hyperbole and a Half
  4. 4. Why?
  5. 5. Daily Report Online
  6. 6. wocintechchat.com
  7. 7. 18.1% of adults National Institute of Mental Health
  8. 8. 20.1% of those 18-49 National Institute of Mental Health
  9. 9. STIGMA
  10. 10. KQED Frustrated You Can’t Find A Therapist? They’re Frustrated, Too
  11. 11. California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists
  12. 12. Commonwealth Fund
  13. 13. CHADD
  14. 14. wocintechchat.com
  15. 15. Ed Finkler osmihelp.org
  16. 16. carbonfive.com Thank You! @pku2319 • laura@carbonfive.com @carbonfive carbonfive.com Also Thanks To:
  17. 17. References Title page Icon by Created by Julian Claus from Noun Project http://hyperboleandahalf.blogspot.com/2011/10/adventures-in-depression.html https://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/statistics/prevalence/any-mental-illness-ami-among-us-adults.shtml http://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2016/07/14/481762357/frustrated-you-can-t-find-a-therapist-they-re-frustrated-too http://www.camft.org/ias/images/PDFs/articles/mariam/2015_demographic_survey.pdf http://www.commonwealthfund.org/publications/newsletters/purchasing-high-performance/2009/november-3-2009/feature d-articles/hitting-the-copay-sweet-spot http://www.chadd.org/Understanding-ADHD/About-ADHD/Data-and-Statistics/General-Prevalence.aspx http://www.nytimes.com/2016/02/28/magazine/what-google-learned-from-its-quest-to-build-the-perfect-team.html http://www.osmihelp.org

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