Your Recovery Journey is based on the experiences of people who have a mental illness and who know there is hope, who are well and doing the things they want with their lives.
The program offers five free interactive online weekly sessions, each ninety minutes long, and all facilitated by people in recovery who can give you valuable information that will help you on your recovery journey.
You will learn how to find peer support and build new life skills. The program is designed for any person with mental illness who would like to find support and explore different aspects of recovery.
This program Aims to increase your ability to meet your personal recovery goals by:
➜ exploring the many aspects of recovery
➜ sharing knowledge and tools that will help you take responsibility for your wellness and stability
➜ introducing a variety of self-help techniques so you can manage and reduce symptoms
➜ learning to use medication effectively
➜ planning your recovery journey
➜ finding effective ways to reach out for and use the support of family members, friends, and service providers.
Sharon - My name is Sharon Alary and I work part-time at the SSA Calgary Branch. I'm an Outreach Worker, Public Speaker for the Community Education Program and a Co-Facilitator for the Adult Peer Support group. I have two adult children and a precious grandchild. I love to socialize with friends and an avid reader. I also write poetry.
Darnell - My name is Darnell Piltingsrud. I was born in Edmonton in 1965 and diagnosed with schizophrenia in 1988. I have lived with the illness for over 30 years. I have been active with the SSA for over ten years. I enjoy fishing, camping, and skiing. I have been an Outreach Worker for ten years and for the past five years, I have co-facilitated the Adult Peer Support group.
Online Sessions Begin Monday, May 27, 2019 from 1:00 - 2:30. Register Below.
The word recovery can feel really big. There is no one-size-fits-all solution; your pathway to recovery is your own to discover. We're here to help you get there.