Group Name: Canadian Mental Health Association – Support For Depression

Description: Support for Depression offers individuals who are experiencing or have experienced depression an opportunity to share experiences in a safe, non-judgemental atmosphere, so that they can support each other and develop coping skills. There is no set format: the group takes the conversation where it needs to go. In fact, at their first session, participants may just sit and listen if they so choose. The group facilitators are not mental health professionals; they are trained volunteers who have experienced depression and are at a point in their lives where they want to help others learn to cope with this illness.

Where: Canadian Mental Health Association | York Region, ON

When: Meetings are held weekly and are open to anyone who has experienced or is experiencing depression. There are no fees for service.

Tuesdays in Richmond Hill, 6:30-8:30 p.m. at M.L. McConaghy Seniors’ Centre, 10100 Yonge St., Room 204.

Thursdays in Newmarket, 10 a.m.- 12 noon at Church of the Nazarene, 79 Main St.

Thursdays in Markham, 7:30-9:30 p.m. at CMHA 3601 Hwy #7 East, Suite 710 (HSBC Tower).

Contact: 905-853-8477 Ext. 4227 | 1-866-208-5509 | www.cmha-yr.on.ca

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