Speaker Series: Why Businesses Need to Support Mental Health

On October 6th, HealthCare Access Maryland brought together leading experts in mental health and business leaders from across the state for a discussion on the importance of businesses supporting the mental health of their employees. Panelists for the discussion included Jeff Richardson, LCSW, MBA, Sheppard Pratt; Adam Rosenberg, Esq. Lifebridge Health; Nilesh Kalyanaraman, M.D., F.A.C.P., Anne Arundel County Health Department; and Tonier Cain, Tonier Cain International.

Cain, a nationally recognized speaker and trauma informed care expert, began the discussion by sharing her lived experience as a trauma survivor. The panelists shared key strategies for listening and creating supportive workplaces, and encouraged attendees to check-in on their employees, especially those working remotely during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

To learn more, please view the event recording below. 

Below, please find a list of mental health resources discussed by the panelists:  


Thank you to our sponsors for supporting this Speaker Series Event:



This event was the 4th session in a five-part series. Learn more about the Speaker Series, and find upcoming events here.


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