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Yoga Group- Working with Stress and Anxiety – Central Toronto Youth Services (CTYS) and Family Outreach and Response (FOR)

Group Name:  Yoga, Central Toronto Youth Services (CTYS) and Family Outreach and Response (FOR)

Description:  Yoga- Working with Stress and Anxiety is a 5 week introduction to yoga course.  The course aims at assisting participants cope with stress and anxiety.  All abilities are welcome.  Yoga mats and light refreshments will be provided.  

Where:  Central Toronto Youth Services (CTYS), main group room, 65 Wellesley Street East Unit # 300.

When:  January 21rst to February 18th, 2016, Thursdays from 1:45pm to 2:45pm.

Contact:  Gillian Gray at the email address:


Recovery Canada

Group Name: Recovery Canada

Description: Recovery Canada is licensed to practice the Recovery Method by Recovery International and is recognized by the Canadian Government. We are non-profit, non-sectarian and completely member managed. Recovery International is a self-help mental health program based on the ground breaking work of our founder, the late Abraham A. Low, M.D., a neuropsychiatrist.

Dedicated to the aftercare of people suffering from nervous and emotional stress, panic disorders, depression, etc. Provides self-help groups to people suffering from nervous and mental disorders.

Where: 16-20 Kitty Murray Lane | Ancaster, ON L9K 1L7

When: Optional membership fees are $21.00 per year. Recovery meetings are free although a collection is taken at each meeting; contributions are strictly voluntary. Meeting places are as follows:
Mondays: 7:00 p.m. Four Corners Library, 65 Queen Street E, Brampton. Call Laura.

Thursdays: 7:30 p.m. Cooksville United Church, 2500 Mimosa Row, Mississauga. Call Rosanne.

Contact: Rosanne 905-812-7935 | Laura 905-872-8548 |


Group Name: EVERYBODY HAS A BRAIN – Toronto

Area(s) of Focus: Recovery, Mental Illness, Mental Health, Anxiety Disorders, Addictions, Meditation, Prevention, Exercise, Nutrition

Description: We focus on maintaining and improving great mental health by supporting each other in eliminating unhealthy compulsions, learning how to embrace uncertainty, and bringing healthy changes into our lives.

We recognize that everybody has a brain, so everybody has varying levels of improvable mental health. We are open to everybody, regardless of any labels or diagnoses you’ve stumbled across before. We put health first, not illness first. And in moving towards a healthier, happier, and more fulfilling life, we are all peers that can support each other.

Checkout the EVERYBODY HAS A BRAIN YouTube channel to get an idea for our approach to dealing with mental health challenges:

Where: Self-Help Resource Centre, 40 St. Clair Ave. East, over the Deer Park Library.

When: TBD see Meetup page for current info:


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