Mental Health and IT
Today’s episode discusses mental health and how it impacts those in the IT industry! Brad and Bobby, along with guest speaker Marshall Paepke, discuss the changing IT landscape, as well as what mental health is and what issues come up when it’s not discussed or addressed in the workplace. Depression, anxiety, suicide, etc. have become more and more prevalent during COVID, and so how should you deal with it your mental health in the workplace?
“Covid has brought this to the forefront for us all. Because we were not talking about it, we were not dealing with it. It was sweeping it under the rug, just dealing with it inside, and not bringing it to the forefront of the other side. Statistics say 1 in 5 individuals are suffering from a mental illness or mental health episode right now.”
Brad Anderson, CEO of TechBridge, a Salt Lake City IT staffing company, and Bobby Glen James, Author, Speaker, and founder of BoTecha IT Support discuss mental health in the workplace as well as the role and responsibility that both employer and employee need to play in maintaining strong mental health. What can you and your business be doing better to protect those who work there? Find out in this week’s episode of the New IT podcast, “Mental Health”