The Benefits of a Mental Health Awareness Program in the Workplace

Whether you are an employer caring for a workforce, a health plan caring for members or a health system caring for patients, you need tools to proactively address mental health. Balance is a personalized behavioral health program designed to make mental health resources more convenient and more approachable. It’s a program rooted in providing access to the care they need on their terms — and on their schedule. This discussion will explore mental health needs and evolving approaches in care and coaching strategies.


Harriet Martyn, Director, Product Development, Johns Hopkins HealthCare Solutions

Harriet Martyn brings over 10 years of digital health care industry experience and public health policy expertise to Johns Hopkins HealthCare Solutions. In her current role, she leads a product development team building digital chronic condition management solutions for customers seeking scalable, evidence-based programs.

Harriet is driven by improving health care outcomes and quality of care by applying innovative analytics tools and population health interventions that prioritize individuals’ needs. She has grown the Solutions business and engaged with customers across the world including governments, analytics companies, large employers, hospitals and health plans. Prior to joining the Solutions team, Harriet worked on international projects including managing the implementation of health care reform for the National Health Service and local government in London, U.K.

Harriet earned a Master of Science degree in public health, with a specialization in health policy, from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. She holds a postgraduate diploma in local government management from Warwick Business School and a bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University College London.


Brent Strieter, Director, Business Development & Relationship Management, Johns Hopkins HealthCare Solutions

Brent Strieter leads the business development and sales efforts for Johns Hopkins HealthCare Solutions.

A consistent Presidents Club award winning sales director, Brent brings to the team over 20 years of experience in health care information technology (HIT) sales and market development.

His previous experience includes building several HIT startups – selling data normalization and interoperability solutions to health plans, hospital systems, and health care technology companies – and successfully launching two health care SaaS platforms, working in various leadership roles.

Brent holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Murray State University in Murray, Kentucky.