CDE and AUCD to Host Twitter Chat on Mental Health in the Workplace

In recognition of Mental Health Awareness Month, the Campaign for Disability Employment (CDE) and the Association of University Centers on Disabilities (AUCD) are hosting a Twitter chat on Thursday, May 11, 2017 from 1:00-2:00 p.m. ET. Titled “#CDEMentalHealth: Creating Inclusive Work Environments for People with Mental Health Disabilities,” the chat will feature special guest Andy Imparato, Executive Director of AUCD. Don’t miss this chance to engage with Andy and others in an online discussion about helping people with mental health disabilities thrive in the workplace. To participate in the conversation, please use the hashtag #CDEMentalHealth. Sample questions that will be posed during the chat include the following:

Q: What do you feel are the pros of being open about a mental health disability at work?
Q: What can employers do to be inclusive of people with mental health disabilities?
Q: What are some accommodations that have helped you thrive at work?
Q: What strategies have you used to request accommodations for a mental health disability?
Q: How do you balance caring for your mental health with working?
Q: What resources on workplace mental health do you recommend employers know about?
Q:What do you think all workplaces can do to combat stigma around mental heath disabilities?