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Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) Now on the Sunshine Coast 

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Gibsons (July 21, 2020)  The Canadian Mental Health Association North & West Vancouver (CMHA NWV) is bringing their supports and programs to the Sunshine Coast. 

This summer CMHA NWV is excited to be offering a variety of mental health supports and programs to the residents of the Sunshine Coast. At CMHA the vision is Mentally Healthy People in a Healthy Society. CMHA looks forward to supporting individuals and families with their mental health needs and connecting them with the community and resources available on the Sunshine Coast and online throughout the region.  

Drop-In Mental Health Navigation Services 

Drop-In Mental Health Navigation is for anyone who would like to talk, get information, learn about resources available in the community, and get support accessing them.  

Tuesdays & Thursdays 
9:00 – 11:30 and 1:30 to 3:30
Salvation Army: 682 Gibsons Way, Gibsons
Contact Laurel for any questions: 604 3999189 

WRAP® (Wellness Recovery Action Plan 

WRAP® is a free 8-week program that will allow participants to develop tools and a wellness plan for every stage of your recovery. This program is suited to individual needs through education, self-exploration, sharing and support.
Monday July 27 – September 14, 2020
1:30 – 3:30 p.m. 
Salvation Army: 682 Gibsons Way, Gibsons 
Register with Amanda Schell: 604 886-1860 ext. 2441 

SMART Recovery Drop-In Group 

SMART Recovery is a free support meeting open to anyone seeking science-based, self-empowered addiction recovery
5:00 – 6:00 p.m.
Salvation Army: 682 Gibsons Way, Gibsons
Contact Laurel for any questions: 604 3999189 


*** The services listed above will be offered in-person. CMHA staff will be taking all necessary precautions with regards to Covid-19 in order to keep the space clean and safe for all. Masks will be mandatory and can be provided if needed. 

Online Supports and Programs 

  • Low Cost Counselling (Byphone or Zoom. Priced at $25 or $50/hour)
  • FreeSupport Groups (Chronic Pain, Farsi-speaking Women’s Group)
  • FreePeer-led Groups (Art, Meditation, Pet Therapy and much more)

Contact Laurel for any questions: 604 3999189  


About the Canadian Mental Health Association North West Vancouver
The North and West Vancouver Branch of CMHA has been providing services since 1958 and we embrace people with mental health issues in all facets of our organization – as Board Directors, volunteers and employees. We dedicate ourselves to empowering, supporting and improving the quality of life of mental health consumers and increasing the overall wellness of the communities we serve.  


Media Contact: 
Julia Kaisla
Executive Director – CMHA North & West Vancouver
Phone: 604 987-6959
Email: julia.kaisla@cmha.bc.ca 


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