Webinar: WORKING FROM HOME: Tips for Maintaining Your Mental Health
Many or most of us now work from home due to Covid-19. We may find that we experience more anxiety, stress, depression, isolation and distractions now that our homes have become our offices.
Working from Home – Tips for Maintaining Your Mental Health
About the webinar:
Many or most of us now work from home due to Covid-19. We may find that we experience more anxiety, stress, depression, isolation and distractions now that our homes have become our offices. People with mental health disabilities may experience even more challenges, especially when the effects of working from home can exacerbate symptoms related to their mental health and wellness.
- Discuss how working from home can affect our daily lives & mental health
- Explore the potential pros & cons of working from home
- Identify specific ways that working from home can affect our mental health
- Discover strategies & solutions to decrease our stress and improve our mental health and wellness.
We will focus on what we CAN do to adapt to the changes in our work situations to make the best of a difficult and stressful situation.
Robyn Gantsweg has lived experience as a person with a mental health disability and has a PhD in Clinical Psychology. She has worked from home for over 17 years and understands the challenges we face when working remotely. Robyn has researched and developed strategies that help her do her job effectively while still maintaining her mental health. Since 2002, she has worked with the Peer Self-Advocacy Program at Disability Rights California as a Senior Coordinator and Program Manager, teaching people with mental health disabilities their rights and how to advocate for their own needs and goals.