The last year and a half has been one of extreme stress and anxiety for the American Workforce. Understanding AUD and SUD, and providing tools for your workforce to overcome the challenges that they pose, is key to fostering strong mental health at work.
The last year and a half has been one of extreme stress and anxiety for the American Workforce. A 2021 New York University School of Global Public Health survey of 5,850 people who drink alcohol found that 29% have increased their drinking during the pandemic. Among people who have been experiencing depression (64% more likely) and anxiety (41% more likely), which have also become more prevalent over the last 18 months, the risk is even higher.
Through advances in technology and access to care, managers can be empowered to serve as the front line of defense to help identify employee alcohol use disorder (AUD) and substance use disorder (SUD) concerns before they escalate.
In this 60-minute on-demand webinar, you will learn:
Medical Director, Psychiatry
C-Suite HR Executive
The Brandbox Agency
Dr. Das is Board Certified in Psychiatry, Addiction Psychiatry and Addiction Medicine and has over 20 years of research experience in healthcare quality and addiction. She studied Chemistry and Statistics at Stanford, completed her Masters in Public Health at Dartmouth College, and then completed her MD/PhD in Community Health at the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign. Regionally, she has been a leader in the Northern California Psychiatric Society since 2012 and is now Immediate Past President of the American Psychiatric Association (APA) District Branch. Nationally, she serves on the Council on Addictions at the American Psychiatric Association, has presented to the US Congress and is an invited speaker at conferences. Prior to her position as Medical Director of Psychiatry at Lyra Health, she was Director of Addiction Treatment Services at the Palo Alto VA System. In addition to her work at Lyra, Dr. Das practices in addictions at Stanford School of Medicine where she is a Clinical Assistant Professor.
Naj Wright is a C-Suite HR Executive, Continuous Improvement Strategist, and Operations Expert with 20+ years of leadership and program management experience in building human resource departments from the ground up. With an expertise in Organizational Development, Performance Management, and Compliance, Naj has worked with a diversified portfolio of companies—from start-ups to universities to media, such as: America’s Funniest Home Videos and global Fortune 500 companies, including: Starbucks Coffee Company and Mattel Toys. She excels in identifying organizational gaps, opportunities and architecting a complete HR strategy that cost-efficiently leverages people, resources, technologies and budgets.