The award honors and recognizes corporations that demonstrate a commitment to its employees by offering programs, accommodations, and training that support mental health wellness in the workplace. Verizon Media remains committed to shaping the way mental health is perceived and supported within its workforce and the global community. The media company reaches more than 900 million people across the globe each month, connecting them with trusted news and content from its ecosystem of premium brands like Yahoo, TechCrunch and HuffPost. With a focus on breaking down stigmas and normalizing mental health, Verizon Media implemented a comprehensive plan to address the emotional well-being of its workforce. Through partnerships with leading mental health organizations they established best practices and implemented training programs centered on building a robust wellness program. In the wake of COVID-19, the company expanded existing resources and developed new offerings to address the unprecedented health crisis.
Mental Health America understands that racism undermines mental health. Therefore, we are committed to anti-racism in all that we do. This means that we pledge to work against individual racism, interpersonal racism, and institutional racism in all their forms.