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.

Feb
21
Wed
Wednesday SE Peer Support Meeting @ Wellness Centre (South Health Campus)
Feb 21 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

This group is held every Wednesday night at the Wellness Centre in the South Health Campus. There is free 2 hour parking along Front street on the south side of the hospital. For transit users, route 406 and route 14 travel to the South Health Campus. Please note that SupportWorks has a no pets and no food policy, out of respect for our partners who provide this space.

Directions: When you enter the Wellness Centre walk all the way to the end, passing the computers and reception. The meeting room will be the last door on your left, room # 180010

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
Wednesday SW Peer Support Meeting @ CFS
Feb 21 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

This meeting is held every second Wednesday night at the Catholic Family Services (CFS) Office on the 2nd Floor of #250, 707 10 Ave SW, Calgary AB. Please note that SupportWorks has a no pets and no food policy.

Directions: Take the elevators up to the second floor and the office will be at the end of the hall on your left. When you enter, the meeting will be held in the boardroom to your right.

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