At the Ninth Annual Maryland Health and Wellness Symposium on June 1, more than 50 Maryland employers were recognized as Healthiest Maryland Businesses Wellness at Work Awardees for their exemplary accomplishments in work site health promotion.
UMB placed silver based on its wellness program planning, assessment, implementation, and evaluation. The award demonstrated an advancement from previous years — winning bronze for two consecutive years.
The theme of the conference was “Mental Health in the Workplace.” Preventing mental illness and promoting good mental health involves actions to create environments that support mental health and to help people adopt healthy lifestyles and place measures to abolish stigma in the workplace.
UMB and is partners will continue to provide employees with wellness events and activities that pertain to their needs and promote trending topics by increasing awareness and communicating programs to the University.