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#SCGTHRIVE: Mental Health Matters: Essentials for Leaders

This webinar will address the importance of paying attention to mental health– not just our own, but that of our loved ones, friends, co-workers, and colleagues. As the world continues to deal with the pandemic, we continue to learn how significant the toll has been on our mental health and well-being. What's more, we now know that mental health challenges will continue to factor into our overall well-being for some time to come. This program will help participants understand:

  • Recent data that illustrates the ongoing mental health and substance use issues in the legal industry.

  • Signs and symptoms of potential emerging mental health challenges.

  • How law firm leaders/managers and team leaders can lead when it comes to mental health.

  • How to help others dealing with mental health challenges (including how to start a conversation and listen non-judgmentally).

  • How to practice self-care to support one's own mental health.

Jessie Spressart

Jessie is the Founder and Managing Director Optia Consulting. She brings more than fifteen years of experience in talent management and law firm professional development to her coaching and consulting practice. Jessie founded Optia with the mission to help law firms improve well-being through solutions designed to capitalize on the strengths of each generation in the workforce today. Optia provides consulting and training on mindset, management skills, leadership, and well-being in the workplace. Jessie is certified by the National Council for Mental Wellbeing as an instructor for Mental Health First Aid and is committed to helping firms talk about and improve mental health among their attorneys and business professionals. Jessie is an ICF-accredited executive coach and holds Master’s degrees from Fordham University and St. Andrews University.


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