A Suicide-Intervention Support Group The Skills for Safer Living program is a combination of a twenty-week skills-based group and a peer support group for individuals with recurring thoughts and behaviours about suicide. The group process and content has been derived from innovative work that has developed over the last ten years at St. Michael’s Hospital […]Continue readingSkills for Safer Living
CMHA Programs and Services
The Canadian Mental Health Association provides recovery-focused programs and services for people of all ages and their families. Follow the links below for details.
Canadian Mental Health Association Waterloo Wellington are proud to continue to provide a great program each summer for families of children with special needs. “Supporting Kids in Camp” provides children who have special needs with trained and experienced one to one workers, called Support Counsellors, so that they may attend specialized and/or integrated community […]Continue readingSupporting Kids in Camp
This is a recovery-based service that combines support with housing to promote successful tenancies.Continue readingSupportive Housing
Walk-in and meet with a Mental Health Clinician to discuss your needs. When: Tuesdays from 11:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. (last appointment is 5:30 p.m.) Where: 485 Silvercreek Parkway North at Woodlawn, Guelph (take the 20 or the 2A/B Guelph Transit Bus) Sessions last approximately 90 minutes. There may be a waiting time to be seen. If […]Continue readingWalk-In Service for Children, Youth and Families (ages 6-18)
WAYVE is a violence prevention and mental health promotion program for youth by youth in the Waterloo Region.Continue readingWAYVE – Wellness, Acceptance, Youth Voices and Empowerment
No single cause of eating disorders has been found to date. There are a variety of influences with eating disorders, including personality and genetics, as well as biochemical, socio-cultural, familial, and experiential factors. Each individual is different, and no two stories are the same. It is important to be educated about eating disorders and find […]Continue readingWhat is an Eating Disorder?
Disordered eating includes a wide range of abnormal eating. This includes the behaviors seen in eating disorders such as anorexia and bulimia, chronic restrained eating, compulsive eating and habitual dieting. It includes irregular, chaotic eating patterns. Often physical hunger and satiety (fullness) are ignored. Disordered eating has negative effects on overall health: emotional, social and […]Continue readingWhat is Disordered Eating?
Normal eating is going to the table hungry and eating until you’re satisfied. It is being able to choose food you like and eat it and truly get enough of it – not just stop eating because you think you should. Normal eating is being able to give some thought to your food selection so […]Continue readingWhat is Normal Eating?
Family Support Coordinators Contract workers- Family Support Coordinators are available if needed. Contract workers don’t often get opportunities to connect with coordinators. We ask workers to call if they need support. If you have questions, need support or guidance about your work with Special Services At Home please call your coordinator we’re here to help: […]Continue readingWorker Information
Youth Talk supports youth to create and deliver peer-led projects that address the myths and realities of suicide and mental health concerns, promote resiliency and healthy coping, and provide useful information about local resources in Wellington and Dufferin.Continue readingYouthTALK