If you are in crisis, contact the Distress Centre at403-266-4357 If it is an emergency, call 9-1-1 or go to your local Emergency department.

Jun
29
Thu
Thursday SW OCD Peer Support Meeting @ Southwood United Church
Jun 29 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

This meeting is specific to topic of OCD and is held every Thursday night at the Southwood United Church, 10690 Elbow Drive SW,Calgary AB. Please note that SupportWorks has a no pets and no food policy, out of respect for our partners who provide this space.

This group is intended for people living with mood and anxiety disorders. There is no need for a referral or formal diagnosis, and there is no cost to attend – just drop by. The group is peer-led and informal, with a focus on self-help and recovery.

What we are:

  • Peer led
  • Safe and accepting
  • Confidential

What we are not:

  • NOT therapy or treatment
  • NOT a place to diagnose or a substitute for professional care
  • NOT religion or faith based
Jul
4
Tue
Tuesday NW Peer Support Meeting @ CMHA Peer Options Program
Jul 4 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

This meeting is held every Tuesday night at the CMHA Peer Options Program Office, #103 – 723 14th Street NW, Calgary, AB. Parking is available in back of the building and on the south side. Please note that SupportWorks has a no pets and no food policy, out of respect for our partners who provide this space.

This group is intended for people living with mood and anxiety disorders. There is no need for a referral or formal diagnosis, and there is no cost to attend – just drop by. The group is peer-led and informal, with a focus on self-help and recovery.

What we are:

  • Peer led
  • Safe and accepting
  • Confidential

What we are not:

  • NOT therapy or treatment
  • NOT a place to diagnose or a substitute for professional care
  • NOT religion or faith based

What is SupportWorks?

As a not-for-profit organization, we offer free weekly mental health support groups for adults living with anxiety, depression, bipolar, obsessive-compulsive and post-traumatic stress disorders. Beginning in 2009, our peer support groups are local to the Calgary area and run by volunteers with lived mental health experience.

How our support groups work

  • Drop-in, no registration required
  • 100% free
  • Peer-led by trained volunteers
  • Open, inclusive, safe and confidential environment
  • Structured around respectful discussion hosted by trained volunteers
  • Voluntary – only share when comfortable
  • Opportunity to connect with people going through similar experiences
  • Hosted at various locations throughout Calgary