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 the innovative work of Dr, Yvonne Bergmans and developed at St. Michael’s Hospital in […]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 (SKIC) 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 camps. […]Continue readingSupporting Kids in Camp
This is a recovery-based service that combines support with housing to promote successful tenancies.Continue readingSupportive Housing
If you are currently looking for Walk In or Mental Health Services for your child age 6-18. Please call HERE 24/7 1-844-437-3247 (HERE 247) and ask to book a single session appointment. To access services and supports for children from prenatal to age six in Guelph and Wellington County, call Here4Kids: 1-844-454-3711 (4KIDS 11).Continue readingWalk-In Service for Children, Youth and Families (ages 6-18)
The Waterloo Wellington Neighbours Program aims to educate local community members to be change-makers by helping to identify vulnerable and at-risk older adults. The Canadian Mental Health Association Waterloo Wellington and local partners, with funding from the United Way Waterloo Region, are offering education sessions for community members, businesses and service providers. The sessions will […]Continue readingWaterloo Wellington Neighbours: Connecting Older Adults to Community Supports
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?
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