Attention Sheboygan County graduating high school seniors! MHA will once again be offering a $500 scholarship to seniors entering either college or technical school intending to pursue a degree in a field directly related to mental health
(including but not limited to: psychology, counseling, social work, psychiatry, or psychiatric nursing). APPLICATIONS DUE FRIDAY, APRIL 2
Click MHA Scholarship Application 2021 for more information and to download the application form! Best wishes to the Class of 2021!
MHA in Sheboygan County Executive Director Julie Preder joins other state leaders to contribute to Northeast Wisconsin's Insight on Business workplace wellness article Workplace can Play a Major Role in Employee Mental Health. READ MORE HERE
Workplace can Play a Major Role in Employee Mental Health
December 31, 2020
In 2019, MHA launched the Bell Seal for Workplace Mental Health, a certification program to recognize employers committed to creating mentally healthy workplaces. With Bell Seal certification, organizations are nationally recognized as leaders in workplace mental health. MHA in Sheboygan County was honored to receive the Silver Bell Seal in 2020! LEARN MORE HERE
MHA in Sheboygan County earns Silver Bell Seal for Workplace Mental Health
In recognition of National Family Caregivers Month, MHA released a new report, The Strain of Caregiving: How Caregiver Involvement Reduces Distress and Conflict, which explores whether family caregivers feel involved in the care of their loved ones, if involvement has an effect on their levels of distress and conflict in providing care, and the hope they have for their loved one’s recovery. LEARN MORE HERE
Mental Health America Releases Report Exploring the Effect of Caregiver Involvement on Distress and Conflict
November 18, 2020
Mental Health America (MHA) and 11 other national organizations joined together to call on the need for collective action to advance mental health and substance use disorder care in the United States. Their landmark vision statement culminated on World Mental Health Day 2020 and was released in December 2020, demonstrating a strong commitment from leaders in the sector to work together to chart a new course for mental health in our country. LEARN MORE HERE
MHA and 11 other National Organizations Share Unified Vision for Transforming Mental Health and Substance Use Care
December 16, 2020
WEDNESDAY, MAY 12 AT 1-2PM
This Introduction to Mindfulness lecture will focus on building a mindfulness practice for your personal and professional life. The topic of social isolation will also be discussed. FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
WEDNESDAY, MAY 19 FROM 11:30-11:50AM
Join the Sheboygan Well County Task Force for an all levels outdoor core class to celebrate our county’s strength and resilience on National Employee Health and Fitness Day this year. FREE/Registration required
1ST MONDAY OF EACH MONTH 6-7:30PM
This support group is intended to provide a safe environment for women to share their grief, there are no judgments. Join to share, listen, ask questions or simply to be amongst others who understand your feelings. BEGINS MONDAY, APRIL 5
Mental Health Matters
Welcome to our quarterly newsletter featuring our Winter 2021 edition!
MHA in the News
MHA Mental Health Champion awards are given every year to workplaces who contribute to creating a mentally healthy workplace for their employees, partner organizations who provide excellent public service to community members experiencing poor mental health, and individuals and volunteers who, through personal commitment, have increased awareness about mental health or reduced stigma in their community.
Back to School
We know that this is likely one of the most challenging years of your career. There are so many uncertainties and things to consider from both a professional and personal standpoint. Whatever you feel is the right way to feel, please take care of yourself, and know that we are here to support you and your student's mental health. Please click below for updated resources.