Health and Wellness

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation publishes content on health and wellness and related issues. Find and access current and archived items in our database. 

Parenting During the Pandemic: Supporting Teens, Tweens and Ourselves Through Challenging Times

For many parents, trying to do their own jobs while helping their teens and tweens cope and keep up with their school work has become one of the most challenging aspects of the pandemic. Active Minds’ Chief Program Officer Laura Horne, MPH, CHES, will moderate a Q&A-style panel that will deliver expert advice and tips for balancing parenting and work during the pandemic. 

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

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.

Twitter Chat: Defining Tech for Good in the COVID-19 Era: Crowdsourced Collaboration

Join Digital Empowers and ITIF LIVE on Twitter to discuss how open data, crowdsourcing, interoperable platforms, and their guiding principles of transparency and cooperation have shaped the global COVID-19 response and will affect how we live, work, and play for years to come. Follow along at @USCCFBiz4Good and use #COVIDTechChat participate in this conversation.

Cultivating Wellness in the Workplace: Approaches to Mental Health Training and Education

On April 9, the U.S. Chamber Foundation hosted a webinar to discuss the release of its report, Cultivating Wellness: Mental Health Training in the Workplace. On the webinar, participants heard from business leaders on how companies and employees are addressing mental health in the workplace before and during COVID-19. Participants learned:

The WELL Conference

The WELL Conference, hosted by the International WELL Buliding Institute is the first major conference to focus solely on the health and well-being of people and how better buildings, communities, organizations, products and technologies help them connect and thrive.