Join Well2Work and Mental Health America of Northeast Indiana for the Healthy Working Luncheon & Breakfast Workshop on August 12 and 13.

Nationally recognized speaker Joyce Marter will provide two compelling, actionable sessions for local employers, leaders, managers, and HR personnel. Detailed session descriptions and Joyce’s bio included below.

Each session is $35 per person, but you can save by signing up for both sessions at $60 total. Sponsorships are available for this event, which include registrations to both sessions.

Register for One or Both Sessions

For Nonprofit Organizations and their Employees:

Community Foundation of Greater Fort Wayne has generously underwritten the cost of a limited number of tickets at each event. Because of their generosity, employees at nonprofit organizations can attend one or both sessions at no cost. Tickets will be made available on a first come, first serve basis.

If you work at a nonprofit organization and would like to attend at no cost, please contact Audrey Mumma at to learn more.

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About the Speaker: Joyce Marter

Psychotherapist, Entrepreneur, Mental Health Thought Leader, National Speaker & Author

Joyce Marter has been a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor since 1998 and is an expert in self-esteem, mindfulness and career development. Joyce is the Founder of Urban Balance, a counseling practice she started and grew to over 100 clinicians working from ten locations in three states during her 13-year tenure as CEO. Joyce maintains a limited practice and is Adjunct Faculty at The Family Institute at Northwestern University where she has served as a Clinical Supervisor since 2005. Marter is member of the National Speakers Association and is a national keynote speaker, trainer, and continuing education facilitator.

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These two sessions are designed to complement each other.

At the August 12 educational and inspirational keynote, you will learn why mental health awareness and programming is critical to workplace success. Building upon this foundation, at the August 13 workshop, you will benefit from a deeper dive and helpful discussions around tools, techniques, and recommendations for making mental health a priority at your company. We know it’s not enough to know about the problem; together with Joyce, you’ll explore solutions you can act on right away.

Mental Health Awareness: Breaking the Stigma & Promoting Access to Care

August 12, 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
11:30 am – 12:00 pm: Registration, lunch, and networking
12:00 – 1:00 pm: Keynote address

Location: Grand Wayne Center
120 W Jefferson Blvd, Fort Wayne, IN 46802

Attendees will be inspired and equipped to address the current mental health crisis in the workplace. Participants will:

  • Learn how addressing mental health in the workplace positively impacts healthcare costs, employee wellness, retention, productivity, and morale.
  • Become informed about the current trends in mental health/addiction and learn tools for prevention, early detection, and referral.
  • Understand how to reduce mental health shame through the power of language and creating space for honest and compassionate conversations.
  • Become instruments of change during the current mental health crisis.
  • Recognize the challenges of returning to the workplace and the subsequent mental health implications.

Mental Health First Aid: Building Resilience & Promoting Mental Health at Work

August 13, 8:00 – 10:00 am
8:00-8:30 am: Registration, breakfast, and networking
8:30-10:00 am: Workshop session

Location: Grand Wayne Center
120 W Jefferson Blvd, Fort Wayne, IN 46802

In this engaging and interactive workshop, attendees will learn how to promote mental health and build resilience in their staff through:

  • Mental Health First Aid: how to respond when employees are dealing with mental health issues in the workplace
  • Practical and innovative tools to help staff practice better self-care, access support, and increase work satisfaction.
  • Mindfulness programming recommendations to promote mental wellness, work/life balance, emotional intelligence, and resilience.
  • Resources for ongoing wellness programming.
  • Learn strategies to promote psychological safety in the workplace to support staff in navigating the new normal.

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