Peer support is all about empathizing and working through life problems with the knowledge and lived experiences of other group members. Despite this fact, some peer support groups insist on creating an atmosphere in […]
START A GROUP
We provide highly interactive and engaging training workshops to help organizations tap into the power of peer support. Whether you’re a corporation looking to improve employ wellness and decrease absenteeism, or a non-profit looking to train your volunteers to run groups and increase your impact in the community, we can get you started and offer ongoing support to make your groups a sustainable success.
JOIN A GROUP
If you’re looking for a peer support group in the Toronto area, you can search our database or give us a call to find out what’s available. If you’re running a peer support group, please send us your details and we’ll add you to our database and promote your group across our social networks.
Every day, people are doing amazing work to help their peers through major life changes. We’re here to help connect people with that valuable support.
SUSTAIN A GROUP
We provide peer support group resources to help sustain healthy groups and we also provide reviews and connections to self-help books and apps because we know that health isn’t something you just do for an hour a week when you’re with your peer support group or your doctor–it’s a 24/7 journey full of ups and downs. We provide resources to help you with each step of the journey.
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Join the Self-Help Resource Centre for a walking group! WHEN: Every Thursday Starting November 13th at 1:30pm HOW LONG: Approximately 60 minutes. WHERE: Deer Park Library, 40 St. Clair Avenue East (Near Yonge and […]
Whether you have been diagnosed with a mental health disorder, you are going through a challenging time or just trying to stay healthy and keep balance in this busy world, the same internal and […]
The 1900s and early 2000s were a time period in which peer-support really ‘came of age’. With the founding of widely-recognized groups such as Alcoholics Anonymous to a mental-health revolution in the 60s […]
The Self-Help Resource Centre hosts the Family Councils’ Program, which facilitates the development and sustainability of Family Councils in Long-Term Care Homes and creates opportunities for Family Councils within a region to meet. The program supports Family Councils across the province by:
- Consulting with and educating Family Council members and Long-term Care Home staff via phone, email, webinars, and in-person workshops
- Producing resources and hosting education sessions throughout the year on topics of interest to Family Councils such as Licensee reporting of abuse and neglect, capacity and consent, and the policing response to abuse and neglect in Long-Term Care;
- Supporting and promoting networking meetings between Councils from different Homes;
- Supporting and promoting Family Councils via a team of dedicated volunteers.