Journey to Recovery
This 3 session, 1 1/2 hour per session course helps to increase self-awareness about recovery. This course explores the recovery model and various stages of recovery. Students are encouraged to recognize their own journey in relation to recovery and to move towards their healthiest life possible.
Building a Healthy Self-Esteem
This 2 session, 1 1/2 hour per session course helps students develop healthy self-esteem and self-confidence. This course covers obstacles to self-esteem, the inner critic and the four aspects of self=esteem. This course encourages participants to reflect on their own level of self-esteem and offers methods to improve self-confidence
Living Life to the Fullest
This 8 session, 1 1/2 hour per session course teaches students how to cope with feelings of frustration, worry or hopelessness by teaching skills to take on life’s problems. This course teaches that all experiences, thoughts and feelings are interconnected.
Coping with the Holidays
This 8 session, 1 hour per session course identifies common stressors many face around the holidays. Practical strategies on how to cope with holiday stress are discussed as well as interactive sharing opportunities for students to learn from each other about helpful skills
Building Healthy Friendships
This 4 session, 1 1/2 hour per session course focuses on self-esteem, self-worth, loneliness, self-care, making new friends (where, how and who). It discusses barriers to friendship, healthy boundaries and communication skills. This course helps students build the healthiest friendships possible for the betterment of their recovery.
Care for the Caregiver
This 4 session, 1 hour per session course is for caregivers. Topics include the benefits of self care, communication, advocacy and coping skills to manage difficulties that arise when caring for someone with mental and physical health issues.
Building Blocks for Managing Stress
This 2 session, 1 1/2 hour per session course begins by exploring the causes and how the body responds to stress as well as including relaxation techniques. Day 2 focuses on offering solutions to the problem of stress by teaching useful coping strategies.
Building Healthy Relationships & Sexuality
This 3 session, 1 1/2 hour per session course focuses on understanding sexuality and healthy relationships. Day 1 covers sex versus gender, stigma, body image and mental illness. Day 2 focuses on sexual health, protection, STIs, contraception and treatment of STIs. Day 3 discusses consent, healthy relationships and assertiveness.