As a firm believer in peer-support, I often wonder why it is so stigmatized. It seems to be one of those things that people think can be immensely helpful for other people, but […]
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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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The Children’s Mental Health Ontario (CMHO) supports more than 85 accredited community-based children’s mental health centres across Ontario, serving some 150,000 children and their families annually. Their services are provided at no cost to clients. The […]
Chance encounters with other peer support members, outside the support group setting, can sometimes create unnecessary discomfort. Outside of the group environment, most members are not always sure what the rules of engagement should be. As […]
The power of peer and community support was on full display, at this year’s Ride Don’t Hide and WorldPride events. Ride Don’t Hide 2014 On June 22, 2014, communities from all across Canada participated […]
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.