Mental Health Awareness Week: A Basic Mental Health Guide to Understanding Substance Use

Substance use conversations are likely to focus on common stigmas related to them, but increased awareness around this challenging topic is necessary to properly understand and handle scenarios that can arise. Join expert, Donna DeWan from the National Council for Mental Wellbeing as we discuss how to identify key indicators for substance use and recovery, how substance use can affect the workplace and how that impacts the wellbeing of employees. Let’s explore strategies to reduce stigma, build resiliency and prioritize mental wellness in and outside of work.

Date and Time: Wednesday, May 24, 2 p.m. ET

Price: Free 

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About the Host

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Donna DeWan

Donna DeWan, Corporate Consultant/National Trainer at the National Council for Mental Wellbeing, has thirty years of experience consulting and leading companies like, American Express, AT&T, Proctor & Gamble and Google. She also created the Mental Health First Aide at Work curricula and collaborated with Aetna for implementation in the workplace. Donna has internationally presented topics like wellness, threat assessment and team building. She also worked with the U.S. military counseling soldiers departing and returning from the Balkans, Afghanistan and Iraq. Donna has master’s degrees in psychology and criminal justice and is a licensed counselor and certified clinical trauma professional.

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