Peer Support Program by the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) Calgary Region

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Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) Calgary Region offers free Peer Support services to anyone that’s looking for a connection with others by providing:

  • emotional support and encouragement
  • life skills, coaching in areas such as self-care and wellness
  • referrals for social supports and resources
  • education and awareness around mental health;

The services are currently available in-person on Wednesdays from 10 am – 2 pm. They are also offered Monday to Friday by phone (403-297-1742) or email (peer@cmha.calgary.ab.ca).

Additional measures have been implemented at CMHA Calgary’s office to prevent the spread of COVID-19, including the installation of wall dividers, floor stickers and markers to ensure social distancing, hand sanitizer, regular disinfecting, air purifiers, etc.

More information about the Peer support services: https://cmha.calgary.ab.ca/individuals/

About this organization:

CMHA – Calgary Region builds awareness and provides education and support for individuals and families living with mental illness, addiction, or a loss by suicide.

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