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.

Oct
24
Tue
Tuesday NW Peer Support Meeting @ CMHA Peer Options Program
Oct 24 @ 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
Oct
25
Wed
Wednesday SE Peer Support Meeting @ YMCA (South Health Campus)
Oct 25 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

This group is held every Wednesday night at the YMCA 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.

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