Leisure and Recreation
The Leisure Recreation Program (Leisure Rec.) is available to CMHA clients already enrolled in programs. The program focuses on enhancing self-esteem, building confidence and promoting recovery in a safe, empowering environment through participation in social and recreational activities.
- Opportunities for socialization;
- Building a community network;
- Physical and mental health enhancement;
- Increased recreational skills for community transition;
- Guided activity-based discovery through peer led activities in the community;
- Leadership opportunities to mentor peers and explore the community.
For more information about the Leisure Recreation Program, call (403) 297-1710.
Download and print our Leisure and Recreation brochure.
Clients begin with the nine-week Art of Friendship skills group. This is an interactive, psycho-educational learning workshop that helps build self-awareness and interpersonal skills through topics such as human behaviour, responsibility & commitment, values, boundaries & trust, as well as dealing with conflict.
This is an interactive psycho-educational learning workshop, offered four times yearly, that helps build self-awareness and interpersonal skills through topics such as understanding human behaviour, responsibility and commitment, values, boundaries and trust, as well as communication and conflict resolution.
Self-referrals are accepted, but it should be noted that this program does not provide individual client services. People requiring such should continue to see a qualified mental health specialist. The Peer Options Program is currently taking referrals for the Summer Session of The Art of Friendship.
UPCOMING ART OF FRIENDSHIP GROUPS:
Summer sessions to begin on the following dates:
Monday, July 10, 2017 (11am – 1pm)
Tuesday, July 11, 2017 (11am – 1 pm)
Wednesday, July 12, 2017 (11am – 1pm)
Click here to download the Peer Options Referral Form.
For more information or to register please call Simrat Sandhawalia, Program Coordinator, at (403) 297-1420, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.