Search Results for “anxiety”

Mood Disorders Association of Ontario – Managing Depression and Anxiety

Group Name: Mood Disorders Association of Ontario – Managing Depression and Anxiety

Description: The Mood Disorders Association of Ontario offers free support and recovery programs to people across Ontario living with depression, anxiety or bipolar disorder. They provide drop-in peer support groups, recovery programs, family and youth clinical support, early intervention for mood disorders and psychosis and online tools focused on wellness and recovery.

MDAO is offering an educational recovery group focused on developing understanding and tools to manage depression and anxiety. The group will run for six sessions. Each two hour session will involve information presentation, dialogue and activities. Through participation in this group you will:

  • Develop understanding of how thoughts, feelings and behaviours contribute to depression and anxiety.
  • Acquire skills to manage thoughts, feelings and behaviours related to depression and anxiety.
  • Learn strategies to better manage negative thinking, stress and worry.
  • Develop tools to bolster self-esteem and resiliency.
  • Expand understanding of relapse prevention strategies and planning.

*** Registration is required.

Where: 602-36 Eglinton Avenue West | Toronto, ON M4R 1A1

When: Wednesdays 10:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. starting Wednesday March 11th, 2015 through April 15th, 2015

Contact: Becky Curran 416-486-8046 Ext. 240 | 1-866-486-6663 | www.mooddisorders.ca

The George Hull Centre – Anxiety Support for Young Children

Group Name: The George Hull Centre – Fun Friends: Anxiety Group for Children

Description: The George Hull Centre for Children and Families offers a full spectrum of children’s mental health services to children from birth to age 18 and their families. The Centre, located in Etobicoke, is a non-profit charitable organization, governed by a local volunteer Board of Directors and accredited by Children’s Mental Health Ontario. There is no fee for service. The Ontario Ministry of Children and Youth Services provides 88% of The George Hull Centre’s annual funding. The rest comes from a variety of sources, including individuals, foundations and the corporate sector.

Fun Friends is an early childhood program developed by Dr. Paula Barrett designed for children from 4 to 7 years old. The group:

  • normalizes the emotional state of anxiety
  • builds emotional resilience and social skills development that will stay with young children for life
  • assists young children in developing life skills to effectively cope with difficult and or anxiety provoking situations
  • promotes self confidence
  • empower children, families and teachers
  • it induced play based activities such as role playing, puppets, games, stories, music and art

A concurrent parents group will be offered to support parents in dealing with anxiety with their children. Who should attend: children aged 4 – 7 years old.

Where: 81 The East Mall, Third Floor | Toronto, ON M8Z 5W3

When: 10 Thursdays: September 25 – December 11, 2014 (no group on Oct 16th or Oct
23rd). From 4:15 p.m. – 5:15 p.m.

Contact: Fadia Zakkak 416-622-8833 Ext. 258 | reachus@georgehullcentre.on.ca | www.georgehullcentre.on.ca

The George Hull Centre – Anxiety Support for Parents of Young Children

Group Name: The George Hull Centre – Fun Friends: Anxiety Group for Parents

Description: The George Hull Centre for Children and Families offers a full spectrum of children’s mental health services to children from birth to age 18 and their families. The Centre, located in Etobicoke, is a non-profit charitable organization, governed by a local volunteer Board of Directors and accredited by Children’s Mental Health Ontario. There is no fee for service. The Ontario Ministry of Children and Youth Services provides 88% of The George Hull Centre’s annual funding. The rest comes from a variety of sources, including individuals, foundations and the corporate sector.

Fun Friends is an early childhood program developed by Dr. Paula Barrett designed for children from 4 to 7 years old. The group:

  • normalizes the emotional state of anxiety
  • builds emotional resilience and social skills development that will stay with young children for life
  • assists young children in developing life skills to effectively cope with difficult and or anxiety provoking situations
  • promotes self confidence
  • empower children, families and teachers
  • it induced play based activities such as role playing, puppets, games, stories, music and art

A concurrent parents group will be offered to support parents in dealing with anxiety with their children.

Where: 81 The East Mall, Third Floor | Toronto, ON M8Z 5W3

When: 10 Thursdays: September 25 – December 11, 2014 (no group on Oct 16th or Oct
23rd). From 4:15 p.m. – 5:15 p.m.

Contact: Fadia Zakkak 416-622-8833 Ext. 258 | reachus@georgehullcentre.on.ca | www.georgehullcentre.on.ca

Mood Disorders Association of Ontario – Drop-In: Depression and Anxiety

Group Name: Mood Disorders Association of Ontario – Toronto Drop-In: Depression and Anxiety

Description: The Mood Disorders Association of Ontario offers free support and recovery programs to people across Ontario living with depression, anxiety or bipolar disorder. They provide drop-in peer support groups, recovery programs, family and youth clinical support, early intervention for mood disorders and psychosis and online tools focused on wellness and recovery.

A peer support group for individuals living with both depression and anxiety. This group is facilitated by James M.

Where: 602-36 Eglinton Ave. W. | Toronto, ON M4R 1A1

When: Starting February 3, 2015 – 7:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. and occurring the first Monday of each month thereafter at the same time.

Contact: 416-486-8036 | 1-866-486-6663 | www.mooddisorders.ca

Toronto Shyness and Social Anxiety Support Group

Group Name: Toronto Shyness and Social Anxiety Support Group

Description: We are a support group for those who experience anxiety or discomfort around other people, whether in large gatherings, small groups, or one-on-one. We strive to facilitate a safe, respectful environment where people with social anxiety can receive support and advice from each other.

Our meetings are casual, with no pressure to participate. Our goal is to provide a safe, supportive environment to get together and help each other as best as they can. They realize that just showing up at a support group meeting can be extremely difficult. But it will be the first step on your path to freedom of fear and phobia.

Where: The 519, 519 Church Street, Room 301 | Toronto, ON M4Y 2C9

When: Every Sunday, from 3pm until 4:30pm

join our group on meetup.com: http://www.meetup.com/toronto-shyness-social-phobia/

Contact: Rama 416-886-7119 | torontosocialanxiety@gmail.com |

The George Hull Centre – Anxiety Support for Parents

Group Name: The George Hull Centre – Anxiety Support for Parents

Description: The George Hull Centre for Children and Families offers a full spectrum of children’s mental health services to children from birth to age 18 and their families. The Centre, located in Etobicoke, is a non-profit charitable organization, governed by a local volunteer Board of Directors and accredited by Children’s Mental Health Ontario. There is no fee for service. The Ontario Ministry of Children and Youth Services provides 88% of The George Hull Centre’s annual funding. The rest comes from a variety of sources, including individuals, foundations and the corporate sector.

The Anxiety Support Group for Parents is a valuable treatment group if your child experiences issues with anxious/nervous feelings, thoughts or physical sensations. This group is divided into two sections – one group for the parents and one group for the child. Both parent and child must attend. Group size is limited. Who should attend: Parents of children in the Anxiety Group for Children.

Where: 81 The East Mall, Third Floor | Toronto, ON M8Z 5W3

When: 12 Tuesdays starting September 16 – December 9, 2014 (no group Oct 14, 2014). From 5:30 p.m – 7:00 p.m.

Contact: Fadia Zakkak 416-622-8833 Ext. 258 | reachus@georgehullcentre.on.ca | www.georgehullcentre.on.ca

Women’s College Hospital – Reproductive Life Stages Program

Group Name: Women’s College Hospital – Reproductive Life Stages Program

Description: Women’s College Hospital is established in women’s health – our remarkable history goes back more than a century in Ontario. We have gone through many changes in the past several years – the most recent being regaining our independent governance on April 1, 2006. This is a very exciting time for us, as we explore new and better ways to provide care to women and their families throughout every phase of their lives. Women’s College Hospital is a community dedicated to achieving leadership in women’s health in an ambulatory care setting.

Women can experience anxiety at each reproductive stage. The Reproductive Life Stages Program offers a combination of education, brief psychotherapy and medication, along with a multidisciplinary team approach, to assess and treat women and their partners. The care provided relates to mood and anxiety difficulties linked to pre-menstrual syndrome and pregnancy; postpartum depression, anxiety and psychosis; and peri-menopausal and post-menopausal psychological difficulties. Assessment and treatment is provided for:

  • premenstrual mood and anxiety difficulties
  • mood and anxiety difficulties during pregnancy
  • postpartum depression and anxiety
  • peri-menopausal or post-menopausal depression and anxiety
  • risks for perinatal mood and anxiety disorders

***A referral by a doctor or midwife is required. A client can call the number below to arrange a telephone pre-assessment with a nurse pending referral by their health-care practitioner.

Where: 76 Grenville Street, 7th floor | Toronto, ON M5S 1B2

Contact: 416-323-6400 Ext. 5635 | info@wchospital.ca | www.womenscollegehospital.ca

The George Hull Centre – Anxiety Group for Children

Group Name: The George Hull Centre – Anxiety Group for Children

Description: The George Hull Centre for Children and Families offers a full spectrum of children’s mental health services to children from birth to age 18 and their families. The Centre, located in Etobicoke, is a non-profit charitable organization, governed by a local volunteer Board of Directors and accredited by Children’s Mental Health Ontario. There is no fee for service. The Ontario Ministry of Children and Youth Services provides 88% of The George Hull Centre’s annual funding. The rest comes from a variety of sources, including individuals, foundations and the corporate sector.

The Anxiety Group for Children is a valuable treatment group if your child experiences issues with anxious/nervous feelings, thoughts or physical sensations. This group is divided into two sections – one group for the parents and one group for the child. Who should attend: Children aged
8 – 12 years old.

Where: 81 The East Mall, Third Floor | Toronto, ON M8Z 5W3

When: 12 Tuesdays: September 16 – December 9, 2014 (no group Oct 14, 2014). From 5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Contact: Fadia Zakkak 416-622-8833 Ext. 258 | reachus@georgehullcentre.on.ca | www.georgehullcentre.on.ca

Child Development Institute – Cool Kids Anxiety Program

Group Name: Child Development Institute – Cool Kids Anxiety Program

Description: Child Development Institute (CDI) is an accredited children’s mental health agency, providing a range of programs and services for children 0 – 12 and their families. They offer evidence-based programs across three streams: Early Intervention Services, Family Violence Services and Healthy Child Development.

The Cool Kids Anxiety Program is a family focused 10-session program for children ages 6-11. Concurrent child and parent groups are offered after the school at the TEGH (Toronto East General Hospital) site. Referred children typically are exhibiting fears and worries that interfere with their daily lives. A TEGH psychiatrist and social worker along with two CDI social workers lead the child and parent groups. The focus is on the children learning how to think realistically, face fears and develop effective social and communication skills. Parents build their skills in learning how to effectively coach their challenged children to cope with anxious thoughts, feelings and behaviours, and learn specialized parenting strategies to help manage their children’s behaviour.

Children are referred to this program through CDI’s Early Intervention Intake Services. This group is led by Dr. Gili Adler Nevo and Ms. Laurie Charlton (MSW).

Where: 197 Euclid Avenue | Toronto, ON M6J 2J8

When: Call for more information.

Contact: 416-603-1827 Ext. 2300 | Suzanne Stead 416-469-6580 Ext. 6308 | www.childdevelop.ca

Mood & Anxiety Clinic for youth – CAMH

Group: Mood & Anxiety Clinic – CAMH

Description: For families of registered CAMH clients of the Child, Youth and Family Program only. For children (ages 4 to 17) with depression, anxiety/other mood disorders and their caregivers. Providing as part of an individualized treatment plan after assessment, this service involves:

• brief supportive therapy and psychoeducation
• wait time for initial assessment is approximately 6 to 8 months

Contact: 416 535-8501, ACCESS CAMH (press 2)

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