Supporting Mental Health + Wellness

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This initiative, funded by the Iowa Department of Health and Human Services, strives to support the mental health and wellness of the public health workforce with a foundational goal of developing a supportive public health system where organizational cultures of health and wellness are the standard through a combination of individual and interpersonal wellness strategies, strengthened public health leadership, policy, and advocacy.

Strategic Action

Mental Health + Wellness Series

A series focused on individual and interpersonal skill-building and awareness. Topics include (but are not limited to) recharging and coping strategies, self-care, boundaries, and normalizing conversations about mental health and trauma.

Audience: general public health workforce

Learning in Practice: Mental Health + Wellness Leadership Cohort

A continuously engaged leadership cohort of practice focused on development and application of strategies to promote an organizational culture of health and wellness. Topics range from wellness behaviors, work-life balance, supportive workplace policies, to compassion fatigue, adaptive leadership, and organizational resilience.

Audience: public health leadership, mental health + wellness leaders in the workplace

Learn more

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Our Partners

Iowa Public Health Association logo
Front Line Therapy LLC logo
Healthiest State Initiative logo
The Network for Public Health Law log
State of Iowa Department of Health and Human Services logo