How Brands Are Responding to COVID-19: Flattening Our Mental Health Curve

Event Date: 
Thursday, May 14, 2020 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

The COVID-19 pandemic and the resulting economic downturn have negatively affected many people’s mental health and created new barriers for people already suffering from mental illness and substance use disorders. To address what’s now seen as the next pandemic, brands have stepped up to create innovative partnerships designed to support employees, frontline workers, and other vulnerable populations in these trying times. In this latest TeleTalk, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, Kate Spade New York, Harry's, men's care brand, and the Crisis Text Line shared how companies are addressing mental health needs in the time of COVID-19.

Featured speakers included:

  • Nancy Lublin, Founder & CEO, Crisis Text Line
  • Taryn Bird, Director of Social Impact, Kate Spade New York
  • Maggie Hureau, Head of Social Impact, Harry’s
  • Elyse Cohen, Senior Director, Health, Wellness, Food Programs, U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation (moderator)