Tampa Bay Thrives utilizes community partners to improve mental health

Mental illness costs the economy about $200 billion in lost earnings yearly. Normalizing conversations about mental health is becoming a more, and more, important factor in running a business, especially

The economic impact of mental health

By Carrie Zeisse, president and chief executive officer of Tampa Bay Thrives Mental illness costs the economy about $200 billion in lost earnings each year. That’s why it’s so important

BayCare helps the local workforce live happier and healthier lives

By Donna St. Louis, vice president of Business Development, BayCare Health System Employee health and wellness is important to BayCare. When employees are happy, and healthy, they feel good and

Hidden figures: The operation that heals the heroes behind the scenes

Operation Healing Forces is a special, nonprofit organization based in the Tampa Bay area, dedicated to supporting the United States Special Operation Forces, the behind-the-scenes, elite men and women from

Addressing the stigma of mental illness

To fully address mental illness today you must talk about the stigma associated with it. Stigma has a profound impact on the lives of so many and their decisions about

Mental health during the Holidays – A time for empathy and support

The holidays are supposed to be a special time of year where family and friends come together in the spirit of celebration and tradition. For those struggling with their mental

Join TBBW and Florida Blue for a Virtual Connect

TBBW VIRTUAL EVENT: Resilient Leadership, Managing Mental Health and Morale. Presented by Florida Blue About this event TBBW VIRTUAL EVENT: Resilient Leadership, Managing Mental Health and Morale. Presented by Florida

How business leaders can recognize and manage stress for optimal performance

By Dr. Ladd Carlston Living a life without stress is virtually impossible: after all, stress is simply a normal reaction the body has when things change, resulting in physical, emotional

On the Scene: Stronger than Stigma

The Gracepoint Foundation held its third annual Stronger Than Stigma event at Armature Works, in Tampa.  This is the largest mental health awareness event in the Tampa Bay area. It

Welcome to moving forward (with some hesitation)

With many of us altering our work environments with fewer remote—and more in-person—conversations, meetings and engagements, such freedom can feel like a reprieve from being isolated, at times, and at

Mental health in the workplace: The long road ahead

By Ian Adair What originally, was thought in the beginning as a temporary separation from office life became a radical transition in our work culture today. After all of the

Tampa Bay-based Fear of Rain humanizes mental health

About 4 in 10 American adults reported symptoms of anxiety, or depression, in January of 2021. By comparison, only one in ten adults reported such symptoms before the coronavirus era,