All groups are free and open to everyone!
Most groups remain online, but some groups have an in-person option and require registration. Please read description carefully.
If you have any questions about joining the groups or using Zoom, please contact us at 778-246-6062 or firstname.lastname@example.org
*CLICK HERE for PDF poster with clickable Zoom links
Monthly Book Club
Monday, January 9 | 3:00 pm *new time*
Mondays | 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Drop-in. Masks mandatory.
*NEW* Recovering From Trauma
Mondays | 10:30 am – 12:00 pm | Jan 16 – March 6
Are you struggling with the impacts of trauma? Join this 8 week expressive arts therapy group and discover evidenced based treatments for PTSD symptoms. In-person at the HOpe Centre Sacred Space
Register here: thewoods.org/book
Chronic Pain Support Group
Tuesdays | 1:30 pm – 2:45 pm
Please email email@example.com to register and receive the Zoom link.
A space meant to decrease isolation and foster social support among people living with chronic pain. As a peer-based group, participants are encouraged to share personal stories of managing chronic pain and to provide each other with a compassionate listening ear and supportive presence.
Mindfulness Meditation & Movement
Tuesdays | 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
In-person at the Sacred Space in the HOpe Centre.
Drop-in to a max of 15 participants. Masks mandatory.
Explore various guided visualizations and tools to become present with each of your senses. This group offers an opportunity for gentle seated movement and mindfulness meditation all in one session. It is for anyone interested in learning how to incorporate these practices into their daily routines and how it can make a difference for mental health and overall wellbeing.
SMART Recovery – Self Management for Addiction Recovery Drop-in Group
Wednesdays | 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Online* Please email firstname.lastname@example.org to receive the Zoom link
SMART Recovery is a free support meeting open to anyone seeking science-based, self-empowered addiction recovery.
Wednesdays | 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Fridays | 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Please email email@example.com to register and receive the Zoom link.
Weekly art therapy continues in this virtual space to support self-care and wellness. After a quick check in, individuals create art in any medium. The facilitator is available during this time to assist in choosing basic supplies from your home to use in expressing your inner world. Then, together, we look at the image to discover any personal meaning or insights.
Wednesdays | 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org to register and receive the Zoom link.
No experience is necessary. Follow along with the instructor and others in the group to create a painting based on a different example or photo or inspiration each week. If you have never tried watercolours before, you will find it a very relaxing and meditative experience, and the results will amaze you.
To see some of the groups art work click HERE.
Pet Therapy – with Avery
Wednesdays | 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Come spend some time with Gillian & Barley, give some pets, or take a short walk (weather pending).
In-person at the Kelty Dennehy Mental Health Resource Centre.
*Email email@example.com to visit Barley by appointment.
Guided Meditation – with Erin
Thursdays | 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Weekly guided meditations to relax your body and mind and help you to centre in your heart. Each week we also watch a short video from various mediation teachers on expanding awareness and peace.
Join on Zoom: https://zoom.us/j/98638405113
Men Let’s Talk
Thursdays | 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
A space to gather as men to explore topics related to mental health and wellness and learn from our collective lived experience, knowledge and wisdom.
Email firstname.lastname@example.org to receive the Zoom link.