UPCOMING GROUPS & EVENTS

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FOCUS ON WELLBEING SERIES

iREST with Cheryl Smith

Date:  Monday, May 2, 2022
Time:  7:00 - 8:00 pm

We are pleased to have Cheryl Smith back to lead us in this relaxing meditation!

iRest is a meditation practice based on the ancient tradition of Yoga Nidra. When practiced regularly, iRest enables you to meet each moment of your life with peace and wellbeing, no matter how challenging or difficult your situation. It has been shown to be effective for chronic pain, sleep problems, depression and anxiety, and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).

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OPEN GROUP MEETING

For Individuals who Experienced Witnessing or Discovering Someone after a Suicide Death

Date:  Monday, May 9, 2022
Time:  7:00 - 8:30 pm

Losing an important person in your life to suicide is always devastating. Witnessing or discovering the person adds further trauma to the overwhelming emotional challenge of suicide loss grief. The images can be overwhelming and difficult to cope with for some time afterwards. The memories can haunt us. Please know that you are not alone. Join us in this special Open Group for individuals who experienced the trauma of witnessing or discovering someone after a suicide death. We will share coping strategies and therapies that help.

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FOCUS ON WELLBEING SERIES:

Men's Grief Group

Date:  Monday, May 16, 2022
Time:  7:00 - 8:30 pm

Our Men’s Suicide Loss Grief Group is back. Join Derek and Dennis to share the unique experiences of loss from a male perspective. Please RSVP to register for this virtual group session.

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MEETING STRESS WITH SKILL & WISDOM

An Introduction to Mindfulness with Halton Centre for Cognitive Therapy & Stress Reduction

Date:  Tuesday, May 17, 2022
Time:  7:00 - 8:30 pm

We are so pleased to offer this workshop presented by Andre Mech with the Halton Centre for Cognitive Therapy & Stress Reduction!

Join us for a gentle introduction to mindfulness for accessing the wisdom, well-being, and wholeness that reside within each of us.  Learn how to improve your energy, zest and happiness. Benefits of practicing mindfulness range from the physical, such as improved immune functioning, lower blood pressure, reduced symptoms of pain and lessened insomnia, to the emotional, such as increased confidence and joy and less anxiety. Develop skills for dealing more effectively with stress.  Learn how to be more present in your life and for others.  The power of being present also has a tremendous positive calming effect on those around you. This experiential and instructional workshop will include a sample of meditations and will also provide resources to help you live a more mindful life. 

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OPEN GROUP MEETING

Anger & Blame

Date:  Monday, May 30, 2022
Time:  7:00 - 8:30 pm

Feelings of anger are common after a suicide loss. This Open Group meeting will focus on the special challenges of anger and blame and sharing ways to find peace and forgiveness. Space is limited. Please RSVP to register.