Workplace stigma is bad for business

Mental disorders have a staggering impact on business productivity. Read NAMI’s report.

These leaders are making a difference

Here are the early adopters of the CEOs Against Stigma initiative.

BRIAN K. ANDREWS

BRIAN K. ANDREWS

President

County Ambulance

111 Employees

JOHN LUTZ

JOHN LUTZ

Executive Director

Elder Services of Berkshire County

100 Employees

SALVATORE GAROZZO

SALVATORE GAROZZO

Executive Director

United Cerebral Palsy of Berkshire County

 Employees

DAURICE COX

DAURICE COX

President and CEO

Bay State Community Services, Inc.

350 Employees

Meet the CEOs who have signed the pledge

Mental illness is the leading cause of disability in the workplace

20%

20% of US adults are currently suffering from a depressive illness

35%

Employees experiencing depression lose 35% of productivity each week

40%

4 of the 10 leading causes of disability in the U.S. are mental disorders

71%

71% of US adults with depression will not contact a mental health professional

We are committed to our cause

Here’s what we hope to accomplish by tackling stigma in the workplace.

250

CEOs Onboard

750

NAMI 'In Our Own Voice' Presentations

500000

Employees Reached

Join the anti-stigma campaign

Make a difference today

The mission of CEO’s Against Stigma is to change attitudes within Massachusetts workplaces by securing the commitment of business leaders. By signing onto our campaign, CEO’s will work with NAMI Mass. to increase knowhow relating to employee mental health. Companies that take part in the campaign utilize the information and resources of NAMI Mass – including NAMI’s “In Our Own Voice” program, widely recognized as one of the most effective anti-stigma programs in America.

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