Mental Health Programs

6 Weeks to Better Sleep

Date and Time: 6 weeks total; clients attend 6 two hour group meetings.

Description: The Better Sleep group is for anyone who suffers from insomnia; including those who have difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep, or those who do not feel restored following a night of sleep. This is an educational program that will cover the following topics: general sleep education, how to keep a sleep diary, healthy sleep practices, suggestions for strengthening the bed-sleep connection, understanding the impact of thoughts on sleep, managing racing night time thoughts, restructuring day-time thoughts and relaxation strategies.

How to Register: To sign up call Amanda Jordan, MSW, RSW at 705-422-0900, ext. 134,  or email amanda.jordan@sgbchc.ca

Cost of Program: FREE

Location: At the CHC in the boardroom

Outside of SGBCHC: Amanda is open to running the program off site if a partner organization requests it.


Mental Health First Aid Basic

Date and Time: TBD 12 hour course offered 2 days (6 hours) or 4 days (3 hours) within two week period

Description: MHFA Basic is intended for adults interacting with adults (18 years and older). This course focuses on the four most common mental health disorders including substance related, mood related, anxiety and trauma related, and psychotic disorders. Participants who take this course are well prepared to interact confidently about mental health with their family, friends, communities, and workplaces.

How to Register: Call Robbi (text 705.220.7196 or email robbi.currie@sgbchc.ca) or Fayssoux (705 422 1888)

Contact Details: Robbi Currie, RP or Fayssoux Bombardier, MSW RSW

Cost of Program: May be cost for location/manual

Location: At the SGBCHC or your own organization

Outside of SGBCHC: Yes, on occasion course is coordinated with non-profit community partners


Mindfulness Meditation

Date and Time: next offering August 24, 2017 9:30-11:00am 6 weeks

Description: Based on Jon Kabat Zinn's Mindfulness Meditation for Beginners. A meditation program teaching present moment awareness and acceptance of thoughts and feelings. Learn to create a mindful pause in response to life's experiences.

How to Register: Call or text 705.220.7196 or e-mail robbi.currie@sgbchc.ca

Contact Details: Robbi Currie, RP

Cost of Program: FREE

Location: South Georgian Bay Community Health Centre

Outside of SGBCHC: Yes, on occasion workshops and brief introductory sessions are coordinated with community partners


STOP Smoking Cessation Program

For clients who wish to quit smoking

Date and Time:  Scheduled Individual Counselling Sessions available during CHC clinic hours

Description:  A Smoking Cessation Program directed by CAMH that provides clients with free NRT

products and individual counselling

Contact Details:  Call 705-422-1888 CHC reception and book an appointment with Susan Puttkemery

You must be a Community Health Centre client to participate.

No fees

Location:  South Georgian Bay Community Health Centre 



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Check the Events Calendar regularly for monthly programs offered by the South Georgian Bay Community Health Centre.  We are committed to providing high quality services and programs and encourage you to participate!

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