Is Group Right for Me?
Are you wondering what it is like to attend a group for your mental health? Do you wonder if a group can help you? Maybe you are nervous to meet new people and fear you won’t fit in? This video will provide you with information on what to expect when attending a group for mental health treatment. It will answer many of the common questions people ask, and hopefully even alleviate some of the natural worries people may have. Groups can be very effective and rewarding, even having some benefits you cannot get in individual therapy. Watch this video to find out more!
Anxiety Treatment Group
This group is for adults (ages 18+) who are experiencing symptoms of anxiety. This group is 10 weeks and covers everything from understanding what is happening in the body and mind when anxiety is present, to learning how to cope and recover from anxiety. This group is a safe space for all to connect and gain tools to improve their mental health. For more information and to register for this group click below for more information.
This group is for individuals (18+) who are exploring Gender Identity and Gender Expression. Over the 9 sessions we will explore experiences and provide support. This group is a safe space where people anywhere on the gender spectrum are welcome. We will welcome guest speakers who have lived experience and/or have specialized knowledge in aspects of Gender Identity. This group is a partnership between NL Health Services, Life Wise and Quadrangle NL. For more information and to register for this group click below for more information.
Mental Health Skills and Recovery Group
This group will be offered over 10 sessions and will explore a variety of topics related to mental health, recovery and wellness. If you are you are age 18+ and struggling with any issues related to mental health this group will be helpful to you. We will cover many topics such as self awareness, and self compassion; how to build a life that fits with your values and what is important to you; how to have healthy relationships; and how to manage the “racing mind”. For more information and to register for this group click below.
Depression Treatment Group (new)
This is a 10 week treatment group for people (age 18+) who are experiencing symptoms of depression. A formal diagnosis is not needed. This group will help people gain understanding into their symptoms. It will also provide knowledge and skills to help people move towards recovery. This group is a safe space for all to connect and gain tools to improve their mental health.
Mindfulness Based Class for Chronic Pain
This group is designed to help participants develop ways to cope with chronic pain. Participants will learn skills to manage the difficult emotions, losses, and social challenges that arise from its experience. Participants will be introduced to the concept of mindfulness and other evidence-based skills. Mindfulness is a skill in which benefit comes from practice. Signing up for this class means committing to practice daily for 8 weeks in order to experience benefit. Please note -This group is not long-term psychology support and not a substitute for other ongoing treatments and care.
Provincial Mental Health Drop-In Group
This drop-in group is available to any residents of Newfoundland and Labrador, age 18+. This group aims to provide a safe space for individuals to meet and explore topics related to their mental health. Group topics can vary from week to week based on the needs and interests of those present. This drop-in group can be attended as needed and sign up is ongoing.