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Chuck Potrykus on Mental Health in the Tech Industry

Chuck Potrykus is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor with Pacific Medical Centers in the Puget Sound. He is committed to helping persons dealing with mental health issues, and helping the community to understand and be the needed support. The focus this time is on mental health issues in the tech industry. Many challenges exist for the employees who often relocate for these jobs, so don’t have a support network in place to support them in the stressful situations, the long hours, the competition. And it’s very often men, with the issue being that there’s some expectation that they should be tough, and not show emotion.

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