Mental Health in the Workplace

The REAL-ity of 2022

Tuesday, February 22 2022
11:00am - 12:00pm

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Session Description

  • Return to Normalcy and What Does that Mean in the Workplace?
  • Employee Morale & Social Connections
  • Assistance & Opportunities in Mental Health and Well-Being
  • Learning to Embrace Mental Health and Fight the Stigma

Learning Outcomes

  • Provide an overview of the current status of mental health in the U.S.
  • Identify the impact of the pandemic in the workplace and how these issues are impacting your employees
  • Explore ways to incorporate mental well-being to enhance retention and recruiting
  • Discuss a comprehensive approach to healthcare: digital, in-person and on-site
  • Present an employer case study: A 30,000 Life Michigan Employer Who Provided Enhanced Mental Health Benefits and Reduced Medical Spend

Speaker Biography

Laney Jakstys is Regional Vice President, Business Development. She has over 30 years of experience within the behavioral health industry. Her primary responsibility is developing and marketing BHS’ programs and services to employers, insurance brokers and consultants, as well as industry groups.

Prior to BHS, Ms. Jakstys held leadership positions with nationally recognized organizations, such as Henry Ford Health System, Ascension Health and Elements/Promises Behavioral Health. Her accolades include bridging patient and provider relationships, as well as selling and implementing national EAP and mental health/substance abuse programs.

Ms. Jakstys received her Bachelor of Arts in Journalism and Public Relations from Temple University and completed master-level coursework in administration at Central Michigan University.

Professional affiliations include the Society of Human Resource Management as well as the Midwest Business Group on Health. She is also a Certified Employee Assistance Professional (CEAP).


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