As we find ourselves in an unprecedented time, there really isn’t a manual or a “how to” guide for finding and maintaining wellness and an overall sense of health amidst the pandemic. Most of us have been sent home from our work places to work from home. Now that we are settling in to our […]Continue readingSupporting your sense of wellbeing while working from home
We have virtual peer support options! As of Tuesday March 17 2020 Self Help & Peer Support will be providing virtual support only due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Please email email@example.com to register for any of the following teleconference groups or to request individual peer support via phone. About our groups: Our services are open […]Continue readingService Changes due to COVID 19
The Centre for Excellence in Peer Support is offers a variety of unique peer support training opportunities: Foundations of Peer Support 3 days – Summer/Fall 2020 dates to be announced 9:30am – 4:30pm daily $700 per participant Peer Support Group Facilitation 1 day – Summer/Fall 2020 date to be announced 9:30am – 4:30pm $200 per […]Continue readingUpcoming Peer Support Training!
Welcome to Mental Illness Unmasked with host Kass DiVenanzo. Where peer supports come together to explore the feelings and struggles around mental illness and addiction. Each week we will take an authentic approach to help people navigate their own journey. Episode 4 – The Problem with Calling it “Illness” Download Episode 4 https://cmhawwselfhelp.ca/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/Podcast3DefineTony.mp3 Episode 3 […]Continue readingIntroducing… Mental Illness Unmasked Podcast
New from the Centre for Excellence in Peer Support! A toolkit on implementing, supervising, and sustaining peer staff roles in addiction and/or mental health settingsContinue readingSupervising Peer Workers: A Toolkit
Learn about our walk-in services run by people with mental health and/or addiction issues for people with mental health and/or addiction issues. We offer services in throughout Waterloo Wellington with peer-run recovery centres in Cambridge, Guelph, and Kitchener.Continue readingWalk-In Peer and Recovery Support Services
Our annual newsletter of writings by and for people living with mental health and/or addiction issues! Read 2019’s newsletter Continue readingChanging Lives Newsletter
Faces of CMHA: “5 things to know about peer support” May 31, 2018 Get to know Keely Phillips, Manager of Self Help & Peer Support at CMHA Waterloo Wellington. Follow the ‘Faces of CMHA’ series for a glimpse into the lives of the people who spend each day working to make a difference at the Canadian […]Continue reading5 Things to Know About Peer Support