Mental Health Awareness Training
The Ohio State University Employee Assistance Program is offering a Mental Health Awareness training program to help OSU employees improve their understanding of mental health. Participants of this training program will learn how to:
- Identify signs and symptoms of depression, anxiety, and substance abuse
- Recognize warning signs of suicide
- Support coworkers and others who may be experiencing mental health difficulties
- Access treatment and resources available to OSU employees
This event is sponsored by the Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences as a part of several initiatives to support of neurodiverse individuals and to promote the mental health and wellbeing of the OSU community. The event is free and open to all OSU employees.
Presenter: Suzanne Vickers is a licensed clinical social worker who has a background in Employee Assistance work with staff in the Emergency Department at Nationwide Children’s Hospital and currently with the EAP team here at Ohio State as a counselor, trainer and crisis debriefer. She is passionate about offering strategies to improve OSU employees resilience, mental well-being and fulfillment. In her personal life, she loves to care for her rescue dog, to work on creative projects and spend time with her partner and her friends.