CONNECT for Mental Health

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Contact Information
Office Phone 519-679-4040
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Not-for-profit peer support organization run by and for individuals who have been affected by mental illness * provides one-to-one and group peer support, education, and outreach * volunteers receive peer support training from CONNECT for Mental Health and/or the Ontario Peer Development Initiative

Group Support

Socials - An opportunity for individuals affected by mental illness to connect, socialize, and find emotional support * walking groups and recreational activities * check website or Facebook for details

Wellness Recovery Action Planning (WRAP) - 8 week peer led program * individualized recovery strategies designed to maintain mental well being

Peer Zone Workshops - peer-led workshops for people who experience mental distress and/or addiction * provides space to share experiences, and learn self-management

Youth Education and Wellness Groups - 6 weekly sessions for youth 13-17 * students partake in group activities that focus on addressing mental health and applying wellness strategies  * program is derived from PEARS

Student Support Group - safe, non-judgemental way for graduate students to express personal struggles and solutions * offered at Western University * check website for details
Hours Administration: Mon-Fri 9am-5pm * by appointments only
Areas Served London
Boundaries London
Eligibility Ages: 13 year(s) and up 
Adults and youth who have been affected by mental illness
Application Call, email, drop in, or sign up online
Languages English
Fees some services at cost
Agency Information
Established 2011
Primary Executive Jim Dean, President; Email:
Alternate Executive Barbara Frampton, Interim Chair; Email:
Funding Private; Donations; Provincial - SWLHIN
Site Information
Site Location Peer support provided in the community
Located In Community London
Address & Map 536 Queens Ave, Unit 202
London, ON N6B 1Y8
Physical Access Not Accessible

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