Stronger Than Fear: Mental Health in the Developer Community

Mental disorders are the largest contributor to the disease burden in North America, but the developer community and those who employ us are afraid to face the problem head-on.

In this talk, we’ll examine the state of mental health awareness in the developer workplace, why most developers feel it isn’t safe to talk about mental health, and what we can do to change the culture and save lives.

What You’ll Learn

  • How mental health affects our community and industry
  • Why we should care about mental health in the tech community
  • 5 things you can do to make their workplace safer for those dealing with mental health disorders.