September 16, 2017
10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Centennial Community Centre
65 E Sixth Street
10:00am – 4:00pm: Join us at CMHA program and resource tables to learn about activities and services in your community!
FREE Break-Out Sessions
*** Pre-registration NOT required
10:00am – Awareness of Your Mental Health: Do you prioritize your mental health? Are you feeling stressed or overwhelmed? This session will teach you how to incorporate mental wellness strategies into your life by building an understanding of resiliency, the importance of self-care, and the idea that we can manage stress with the right tools, practices and wellness plans in place. You’ll leave with a sense of purpose and motivation to de-stress your life!
11:00am – Chinese Happy Singing Group: Join us in a special presentation from CMHA’s Chinese Happy Singing Choir. Led by well-known and talented facilitator Mr. Tang, the choir has performed for many senior groups, including the Killarney senior group and SUCCESS Senior Care, spreading the joy and happiness through song.
12:00pm – Yoga with Madith Wilson: Bring your yoga mat and join us for a FREE 45 minute calming and energizing yoga session! Madith Wilson, a coach with the CMHA Bounce Back program and a certified yoga instructor, will support you to learn postures safely, feel the power of linking breath with movement and provide you with strategies you can use in your everyday life. Please dress in comfortable clothing. Limited spots available so please come early to reserve your space!
1:00pm – Responding with Respect: Learn how to help and offer hope by gaining insight into how mental illness may impact a person’s life. Using the CMHA 4R toolkit, you will learn how to recognize the warning signs of a mental health crisis and acquire simple yet effective communication skills to assist when someone may be struggling with a mental illness. This workshop is perfect for people who regularly interact with the public or who want to be able to offer some support to friends or colleagues struggling with their mental health.
Questions? Call 604-516-8080 ext 324