Surviving the Great Darkness: Post Burnout Thoughts

Presenter: Joel Lord

1:30 pm - 1:55 pm

mental health, community, communication, work life

Working in the tech industry can put a lot of pressure on people. Long hours, tight deadlines and a culture of always being connected can easily lead to depression or burnout. Through the sharing of the speaker’s personal experience, the attendees will learn to help people that might be experiencing distress and stop keeping this subject taboo. 1 in 5 North Americans are dealing with mental illness and the costs associated with this is too high to ignore. Join us to see how you can help to reduce the risks associated with this plague.