Virtual event

County hosts virtual event for businesses focused on employee well-being


Business leaders, wellness and HR professionals are invited to join us on April 28 between 10 a.m. and 11 a.m. for advice, guidance, and best practices to support mental health and well-being. -being of yourself and your employees.

Experts Liz Grummett and Sandy Kriegish will provide insights on ways leaders can keep their employees, themselves, and their businesses active and healthy. Topics include:

  • The importance of mental health and how it affects your business — the impact of COVID-19
  • Identify stress triggers and signs of burnout
  • How to manage stress and anxiety – how to take care of yourself and others
  • Where to find help — resources, tools and apps
  • What have the past two years done to mental health?
  • How to improve your mental health according to science
  • How to help those around you who are struggling

The virtual Ask an Expert Speaker Series event will take place on April 28 from 10-11 a.m. Details will be provided upon registration.

This is a free event, but registration is required. To register, visit

About the speakers

Liz Grummett, Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA)

Liz Grummett is part of the CMHA Simcoe County Branch Fundraising and Communications Team. Liz has been with ACSM Simcoe County for over 20 years and works in a variety of settings including case management, crisis intervention, outreach support, education and fundraising. Liz enjoys connecting with her community both professionally and through a variety of volunteer roles. Liz recognizes the value and importance of maintaining an open mind and having an empathetic approach when connecting with others.

Sandy Kriegish, Homewood Health

Sandy Kriegish joined Homewood Health in August 2008 as a Clinical Manager and Senior Account Manager. She holds a master’s degree in educational psychology, a bachelor’s degree in communication and more than 30 years of experience in the field. She is an experienced trainer and consults with managers and senior leaders regarding conflict, communication, change and stress management, team building, harassment, workplace violence, coaching skills for managers, performance and behavior issues, and many other topics.

About the Ask an Expert Series

This session is part of the Ask an Expert series presented in partnership with Simcoe County, Small Business Center of Barrie, Simcoe County and Orillia, South Georgian Bay Small Business Enterprise Centre, Orillia Area Community Development Corporation, Nottawasaga Futures, North Simcoe Community Futures Development Corporation and Community Futures South Georgian Bay, Sandbox Center and Georgian College.

To view recordings of past sessions, please visit