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Introducing Blue Forum. A monthly webinar series on health care topics and trends for employer groups and brokers.

BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York is pleased to present BlueForum, a monthly webinar series to help our valued employer groups and brokers stay on top of topics shaping the health care industry.

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Wednesday, July 17, 2019


Workplace strategies to understand and address behavioral health

Mental health disorders are among the most burdensome health concerns in the United States. According to the Centers for Disease Control, nearly 1 in 5 US adults aged 18 or older reported any mental illness in a given year. Poor mental health and stress can negatively affect an employee's job performance and productivity, engagement with their work, communication with coworkers, and overall daily functioning.

Join us to learn:

  • What behavioral health issues are
  • The link between mental and physical health
  • What health care providers are doing to address the situation
  • What you can do to help your business and your employees
  • Information on community resources available to assist

Time: 12:00 PM EST

Presented by:

Dr. Kristin Ahrens,

Medical Director, Behavioral Health, BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York

Anne Constantino,

President and CEO, Horizon Health Services


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