The Naval Supply Systems Command Weapon Systems Support (NAVSUP WSS) Equal Employment Opportunity Activity Committee (EEOAC) hosted the 2nd annual Shattering the Silence: Mental Health Symposium Sept. 22 to raise awareness and provide resources regarding mental health, a topic that too often goes unaddressed.
The virtual symposium consisted of three sessions, including a keynote speaker and roundtable discussion.
“Mental health affects everyone, and it is especially important during these unprecedented times that we talk about how we can support one another, in the workplace, from home and online,” Capt. Jason Warner, NAVSUP WSS, deputy commander, aviation said in his opening remarks. “September is National Suicide Awareness Month, a matter the Department of Defense takes very seriously, and we thank the EEOAC committee for highlighting this today.”
Warner was followed by a resource session hosted by Toni Ann Teixeira, regional sexual assault response coordinator on the Department of the Navy’s Sexual