August 7, 2024
Virtual Half-Day Event

A Comprehensive Approach to Worker Well-Being

The fifth annual Workplace Mental Health Conference brings the importance of employee well-being into focus. Increasingly, employers are finding that creating a supportive culture improves organizational morale, lowers costs and increases productivity. The conference will address critical aspects of employee mental health that every workplace should know, and feature presentations on innovative programs and evidence-based practices that show current trends in workplace mental health. See the 2024 conference agenda.

Individual and group pricing is available. See pricing details including payment options and our refund policy.

This conference is eligible for 4 CEU contact hours. University of Michigan Eisenberg Family Depression Center is recognized by SHRM to offer 4 Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for SHRM-CP® or SHRM-SCP® recertification activities. See continuing education details.

Conference features:

  • Real-world strategies for your workplace
  • Tips to kick-start or elevate your employee wellbeing strategy
  • Lineup of well-respected industry and academic experts
  • Personal stories, case studies, and panel discussions
  • Interactive Q&A session
  • 4 CEU contact hours and 4 SHRM PDCs are available
  • Registrants will receive a link to view recorded sessions and a copy of presentation slides
  • Participants are eligible to receive a Certificate of Attendance

Participants include:

  • Employers
  • C-Suite Leaders
  • Health professionals and researchers
  • HR professionals
  • DEI professionals
  • Representatives from diverse industries (public, private, and non-profit organizations)
  • Anyone with an interest in supporting workplace mental health  

What last year's participants said:

  • "I spent a great deal of the conference thinking, 'Oh, I wish X was here to hear this!' I now have a lot of work to do to bring back learning from this to my colleagues and managers."
  • The conference was "full of practical, applicable content for employers across all industries and speakers were very willing to expound on their knowledge."

A special thank you to this year’s planning committee.

Sagar Parikh, M.D., FRCPC, Workplace Mental Health Conference Co-Chair
Danielle Taubman, M.P.H., Workplace Mental Health Conference Co-Chair
Workplace Mental Health Solutions team, Eisenberg Family Depression Center
Meg Delp, National Alliance on Mental Illness
Sean Egan, Michigan Department of Labor and Economic Opportunity
Shayla Gerity, Center for Workplace Mental Health, APA Foundation 
Emma Jellen, Center for Workplace Mental Health, APA Foundation 
Mari Kira, Ph.D., Department of Psychology, University of Michigan 
Sinziana Luchian, M.B.A., Health Care Initiatives, Detroit Regional Chamber 
Matt Samocki, Ph.D., National Network of Depression Centers
Betsy Schwartz, M.S.W., Center for Workplace Mental Health, APA Foundation 
Kelcey Stratton, Ph.D., Health and Well-Being Services, University of Michigan 
Sheryl Ulin, Ph.D., CPE, Center for Ergonomics, University of Michigan 
Rob Vallentine, M.B.A., Great Lakes Bay Region Mental Health Partnership

Thank you to our promotional partners!

University of Michigan Center for Occupational Health and Safety Engineering (COHSE)
University of Michigan Center for Positive Organizations
Wellness Works

Please contact workplaceconference@umich.edu with any questions.