The mental health and well-being of our teammates and their families have always come first at Brown & Brown Insurance. We strive to support those struggling with their mental health and to celebrate the courage and strength that so many demonstrate every day. By recognizing the importance of brain health and encouraging open discussion, we empower our team to prioritize their mental health and well-being.
Shifting Gears on Brain Health
Our Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging initiatives go beyond simply offering meaningful resources and encouraging open discussion about brain health–members of our leadership team truly “walk the walk” and lead by example to support these efforts. From August 20-26, 2023, Powell and Barrett Brown, along with their brother, Kellim, will be cycling the French Alps to raise awareness and funds to support research, education, prevention and treatments for brain health. Let’s break the stigma and support this vital cause – visit shiftinggears.world for more information, to shop or donate.
Powell & Barrett will be sharing updates as we head towards their cycling endeavor. Check out their first inspiring blog post, “The 4 Pillars of Health and Our Responsibility to Support Them ALL,” and learn more about their upcoming journey – click here.
Benefits Breakdown Podcast featuring Powell Brown
Powell Brown, President and CEO, appeared on the Benefits Breakdown podcast to discuss attracting and retaining talent. But that’s not all! Powell also delved into the significance of mental health (brain health) and how our organization’s investment in this area supports our incredible teammates and their families.
Don’t miss out on this insightful conversation. Tune in now – listen here.
“Brain On Fire”
Our Mental Health and Power of She Teammate Resource Groups (TRGs) were thrilled to host Susannah Cahalan, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Brain On Fire, journalist and public speaker. As a proponent of #BrainHealth and a fierce advocate for people needing medical help and intervention, Susannah’s talk was both meaningful and impactful for teammates who attended the event in person and virtually.
In her keynote speech, Susannah shared the astonishing true story of her descent into madness, her family’s inspiring faith in her and the lifesaving diagnosis that almost didn’t happen. Her talk was an exploration of memory and identity, faith, and love, and a profoundly compelling tale of survival and perseverance.
Prioritizing physical and mental health is important for everyone but being mindful of how different illnesses can impact certain groups of people is key to supporting the overall health of our society.