Mental Health Awareness Month with Jay Shetty, Arianna Huffington, Accenture, and NAMI

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Did you know that work is the #1 stressor in people’s lives? What’s more, persistent workplace stress can lead to poor performance on the job and more serious mental health conditions like depression and anxiety. Studies also demonstrate that integrating mental health best practices into the workday can help reduce stress, enhance resilience, and improve job performance. 

This Mental Health Awareness Month, join Calm Business for a special virtual event that includes a 10-minute live meditation and an esteemed panel featuring Calm’s Chief Purpose Officer, Jay Shetty, Thrive’s CEO and founder, Arianna Huffington, Accenture’s Chief Health Officer Dr. Tam Brownlee, and Dr. Ken Duckworth, Chief Medical Officer of The National Alliance on Mental Illness.

In this special virtual event, you’ll:

  • Participate in a 10-minute mental health break for yourself with Jay Shetty 
  • Learn actionable strategies from leading mental health experts on how workplaces can address stress & burnout and improve employee mental well-being 
  • Hear how Accenture is reshaping how organizations address mental health in the workplace


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Jay Shetty

Chief Purpose Officer

Former monk Jay Shetty is a New York Times best-selling author, purpose coach, host of the #1 health & wellness podcast On Purpose, and Chief Purpose Officer of Calm. He’s been a keynote speaker around the world on behalf of organizations such as Google, Microsoft, Netflix, and HSBC and has developed corporate training programs for many clients. His online courses have been attended by over 2 million students, and his Genius Community provides weekly programming to thousands of members in over 100 countries. His videos have been viewed more than 10 billion times, and he is followed by over 50 million people across social media. Learn more at JayShetty.me.

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Arianna Huffington

Founder and CEO, Thrive

Arianna Huffington is the founder and CEO of Thrive, the founder of The Huffington Post, and the author of 15 books, including Thrive and The Sleep Revolution. In 2016, she launched Thrive, a leading behavior change tech company with the mission of changing the way we work and live by ending the collective delusion that burnout is the price we must pay for success. She has been named to Time Magazine’s list of the world’s 100 most influential people and the Forbes Most Powerful Women list. Most recently, she wrote the foreword to Thrive’s first book Your Time to Thrive: End Burnout, Increase Well-being, and Unlock Your Full Potential with the New Science of Microsteps.

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Tam Brownlee

Chief Health Officer, Accenture

Dr. Tamarah Duperval-Brownlee is the Chief Health Officer for Accenture.  At Accenture, she is charged with creating and innovating strategies to enhance the health, safety, and wellbeing of associates across the globe – with an immediate focus on solutions to impact the shifting COVID-19 landscape and supporting the health and well-being, and mental resilience for the over 720,000 associates worldwide. Dr. Duperval-Brownlee is a board-certified Family Physician with additional training in public health, business, and ethics. She is also a frequent speaker and thought leader on various topics including health equity, health, leadership, and wellness.

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Ken Duckworth

Chief Medical Officer, NAMI

Dr. Ken Duckworth is the Chief Medical Officer at the National Alliance on Mental Illness . He is double-board certified in adult and child/adolescent psychiatry and has completed a forensic psychiatry fellowship. Ken recently authored NAMI’s first book, “You Are Not Alone: The NAMI Guide to Navigating Mental Health―With Advice from Experts and Wisdom from Real People and Families,” an essential resource for individuals and families seeking expert guidance on diagnosis, treatment and recovery, featuring inspiring, true stories from real people in their own words.