Mental Health in Tech: Guidelines for Mental Wellness in the Workplace
Mental Health in Tech: Guidelines for Mental Wellness in the Workplace
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Table of Contents

  • Open Sourcing Mental Illness Mental Health in Tech: Guidelines for Mental Wellness in the Workplace
  • Disclaimer
  • Open Sourcing Mental Illness Diamond Patron
  • Open Sourcing Mental Illness Bronze Partner
  • Section I - Introduction
    • Why support mental wellness in Tech?
    • Who is this handbook for?
  • Section II - Precursors for organizational success in addressing mental wellness
  • Section III - Putting in place a mental health policy
    • Analyzing mental health issues (WHO, 2005)
    • Developing the policy (WHO, 2005)
    • Developing strategies to implement the policy (WHO, 2005)
    • Implementing and evaluating the policy (WHO, 2005)
    • Mental Health in the Workplace: Example Accommodations (OSMI, 2016)
  • Section IV - Leadership Communication Tips 101
    • Having “the conversation”:
  • Section V - Leading by example: Companies doing it right
  • Section VI - Resources
    • National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)
    • Association for Behavioral Health & Wellness (ABHW)
    • American Psychiatric Association
    • Mental Health America
    • Devpressed
    • National Institute of Mental Health
    • Employee Wellness Models
    • Mental Health First Aid
    • Changing your business culture
    • Myths Surrounding Mental Illnesses
    • American Psychological Association (extensive materials)
    • Right-sizing your wellness plan
    • 7 benchmarks to instituting an employee wellness approach
    • World Health Organization
    • Centers for Disease Control
    • Mental Health Works
  • Section VII - References
  • OSMI Contributors

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Open Sourcing Mental Illness, Ltd
Open Sourcing Mental Illness, Ltd

Open Sourcing Mental Illness is a non-profit, 501c3 corporation dedicated to raising awareness, educating, and providing resources to support mental wellness in the tech and open source communities.

OSMI began in 2013 as a speaking campaign by Ed Finkler. Ed started speaking at tech conferences about his personal experiences as a web developer and open source advocate with a mental health disorder. The response was overwhelming, and Ed has continued to speak, gather data, and organize efforts to change experiences of those with mental health disorders in the tech workplace. This includes speaking at conferences and companiesconducting research, and creating documentation to assist companies in making supportive environments for those impacted by mental health disorders. He is assisted in these efforts by selfless volunteers who bring their time and expertise to bear on this important issue.

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