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Monday, November 16 • 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Mental Health Matters: Staying Well As An Entrepreneur

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An opportunity to focus on the importance of mental wellness for entrepreneurs, and discuss mental health challenges that entrepreneurs face

This educational discussion will focus on mental health, with an emphasis on the characteristics of mental wellness for those living in the unique world of entrepreneurship. Information and practical tips will be provided, with the opportunity for attendees to ask questions, share their own challenges and triumphs, and learn from one another while navigating their journey of mental wellness as an entrepreneur.

What to expect:
  • A brief overview of common symptoms of mental health conditions
  • Practical tips for staying well, and what to do if mental health concerns arise
  • A discussion surrounding the unique challenges facing entrepreneurs
  • An overview of the resources available through Mental Health America in Sheboygan County

This event is a collaboration of The Surge and Mental Health America in Sheboygan County.
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The Surge is a diverse network of engaged problem-solvers who love to collaborate and grow. By providing focused programming, access to unique resources, and a culture of innovation, The Surge seeks to enable the creation of new ideas and value for Sheboygan County, its residents, and beyond.

Thanks to the Sheboygan County Economic Development Corporation (SCEDC) for supporting the creation and ongoing development of The Surge.


Mental Health America in Sheboygan County is a non-profit resource and referral agency that has served Sheboygan County since 1963. Their mission is to promote overall mental health through education, support, public health reform, and advocacy. As an affiliate of the national organization Mental Health America, MHA Sheboygan County is able to provide the most up-to-date knowledge and resources from across the country while connecting community members with the best local support. To learn more, visit mhasheboygan.org!

Speakers
avatar for Trisha Erpelding, MSW

Trisha Erpelding, MSW

Director of Education & Advocacy, Mental Health America in Sheboygan County
Trisha Erpelding is a Sheboygan native who has had a passion for working in mental health for as long as she can remember. She graduated with a degree in social work from UW-Whitewater (Go Warhawks!) in 2008 and decided to continue her education by pursuing a Master's degree, which... Read More →



Monday November 16, 2020 4:00pm - 5:00pm CST
Sheboygan Sheboygan, WI, USA