The Alliance for Workplace Excellence (AWE) awards employers for their exemplary commitment to building excellent places to work in Montgomery County, MD and throughout the United States. Founded by Montgomery County and Discovery Communications, AWE is dedicated to increasing the number of excellent workplaces through education and recognition, as a means to enhance the quality of life for its citizens and empower economic growth.
EveryMind offers generous benefits and a vision-focused culture that creates an environment where employees are engaged and active in the mission to Strengthen Communities and Empower Individuals to Reach Optimal Mental Wellness.
EveryMind is honored to receive the Workplace Excellence Seal of Approval for the 15th time! Our employee programs recognize the importance of spending time with loved ones, which is why our employees are offered more than 20 holidays including summer and winter mental health days and a day off to volunteer for a charity of their choice, in addition to standard vacation and sick leave. By providing our staff with a supportive and caring work environment, we can help prevent burnout and increase productivity.
EveryMind’s Annual Staff Appreciation Picnic was held again this year at Lake Needwood on June 19, 2019. Events included yoga, hiking, board games, cornhole and a modified version of Ellen’s Game of Games! Food was provided by Cava and we had Captain Cookie and the Milk Man return again this year with dessert! Thanks to our amazing Picnic Coordinating Committee – Jen Grinnell, Kelly Danso, Diana Barney and Kelly Collins, for planning and flawlessly executing such a fun event to say thank you to the wonderfully talented, compassionate, dedicated staff who bring EveryMind’s mission to life every day!
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On April 9, 2019, Ella Adams, a sophomore at Walt Whitman HIgh School, bravely testified before the Montgomery County Council in an effort to highlight the need for increased mental health resources for our students and the entire community. Ms. Adams’ testimony advocated for full funding of EveryMind’s crisis prevention and intervention education programs that raise awareness of mental health issues and provide our students and community with resources to help someone in crisis. We are proud and grateful for Ms. Adams’ support.
EveryMind is proud to host Run for EveryMind again this year at Rockville Town Center.
We host this event every year because our mission is to raise awareness of the importance of mental health and wellness and reduce the stigma that is often associated with mental health challenges. Through Run for EveryMind, we strive to educate the community while providing an opportunity to engage in a positive, healthy activity that promotes good mental and physical health.
Your mental wellness is our mission because every mind needs care, attention and support.
EveryMind hopes you will consider being a part of our event as a runner or walker, corporate sponsor, volunteer, or financial contributor – or any combination of these options! We encourage you to form teams with friends, family, colleagues and neighbors and establish social media fundraisers to increase your overall contribution to the event.
On February 28, 2019, Mona Kim, EveryMind’s mental health therapist at the Wellness Centers, appeared on Montgomery Week in Review to discuss violence, teen dating and resources available to the community.
On February 14, 2019, EveryMind’s Director of Human Resources, Kelly Collins, appeared on Montgomery Week in Review to discuss the importance of volunteering and the benefits it has on one’s overall physical and mental health and wellbeing.
Diana Barney, EveryMind’s Division of Youth & Family Services, discusses youth and mental wellness, including some important data and trends, as well as Youth Mental Health First Aid and resources for youth and families.
Jennifer Grinnell, EveryMind’s Division Director of Adult & Community Services, discusses National Suicide Prevention Month and EveryMind’s education and outreach efforts. Jennifer also discusses legislative briefings, interfaith forum with leaders and The “S” Word film screening.