#117 Arthur Doler, Mental Health Advice for Developers

Summary

Arthur Doler, developer and mental health advocate talks about the challenges he has faced and how to help others in the workplace.

Details

Who he is, what he does, why he’s interested in mental health, mental health issues in the developer population; art talks about autism, bipolar disorder, social anxiety disorder, obsessive compulsive disorder. A bad day vs a disorder, DSM 5. What to do if you or a colleague has a problem. Diagnostic language vs experiential language. You can’t leave your personal life at the office door. How to help a colleague. Dealing with a mental health crisis. How we as an industry can improve things, work-life balance.

Links

Arthur’s homepage Open Sourcing Mental Illness Mental Health First Aid

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