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June Safety Council Meeting to Discuss Mental Health

The Chamber of Commerce, in collaboration with the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation, will host Hancock County Safety Council, featuring a presentation titled “Incorporating Mental Health into Safety” on Thursday, June 6, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Hilton Garden Inn.

June’s main speaker is Ellyn Schmiesing, Executive Director of FOCUS. Her presentation will focus on the basic importance of addressing mental health concerns as a part of safety in the workplace, the top mental health issues experienced by the workforce, and a framework that can be used with employees to start addressing mental health issues.

  • What: Hancock County Safety Council – “Incorporating Mental Health into Safety”
  • Date: Thursday, June 6, 2019
  • Time: 11:30a.m. – 1:00p.m.
  • Location: Hilton Garden Inn, 1050 Interstate Dr. West, Findlay, OH 45840
  • RSVP: Cost to attend is $18. Lunch is provided. Register and pay online at FindlayHancockChamber.com, call 419.422.3313, or email rsvp@FindlayHancockChamber.com.

The Hancock County Safety Council is co-sponsored by the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation Safety & Hygiene Division, and holds regular meetings to increase awareness of a safe environment in the workplace.

For more information, visit HancockCountySafetyCouncil.com, contact The Findlay•Hancock County Chamber of Commerce at 419.422.3313, or email info@FindlayHancockChamber.com.

Ellyn Schmiesing is the Executive Director of FOCUS: Recovery and Wellness Community, an organization whose mission is to provide a holistic community supporting purpose and wellness through recovery. Ellyn has been a facilitator of Mental Health First Aid for the last four years and is also a certified facilitator for Wellness Recovery Action Planning. As a licensed social worker and person in long-term recovery, she has experience providing recovery support services to diverse populations. Outside of her career, Ellyn is a proud farmer, daughter, wife, mother and aunt.


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