Mental Health Drop-in Group

What is it?

Facilitated by a registered social worker and nurse practitioner, this group will teach skills from Dialectical Behaviour Therapy, an effective treatment for managing mental health. Every week, you’ll be taught about skills to:

  • help tolerate distress
  • regulate emotions
  • how to be more effective with relationships
  • mindfulness skills

We will end each session with goal setting to help you stay on track with your progress.

How does it work?

This group is for registered patients of the Artists’ Health Centre. No need to sign up ahead of time. Simply drop-in at 10:30am on a Friday.


Begins Friday September 28th 2018. Every Friday from 10:30am-12pm (on-going).



Upcoming Workshops

STRESSED! Workshop Series

May 02, 2019

Stress is a tricky part of life. Too much of it, and you’re a blob on the floor. Too little of it, and you’re a blob on the floor. For artists, stress comes not only from the normal pressures of life, but also from the precarious nature of the arts sector which usually means too little time, ...

CONNECT! Whole Self Healing

October 03, 2018

What’s this got to do with stress? Because artists bring their whole selves to their work, artists’ health demands that we pay attention to the whole artist. That sprained wrist and that nagging pit of dread in the belly are likely connected, not to mention our shoulder pain and fear ...

STEP ONE! Primary Care

November 07, 2018

What’s this got to do with stress? Primary healthcare providers, such as family doctors and nurse practitioners, are the starting point to accessing healthcare services in Ontario. They can treat many health conditions (including stress-related ones) and can lessen the stress that often comes ...