Simplifying Mental Illness plus Life Enhancement Skills - SMILES (Ages 8-12)

This is a 4 day program for children who have a parent, sibling or close family member experiencing some form of mental illness (specifically schizophrenia, bi-polar disorder, depression or anxiety).

The SMILES Program is designed to help children; gain a better understanding and provide education about mental illness, learn problem solving and coping skills and meet new friends in similar situations.

  • Dates: August 24-27 (Lunch and Snacks will be provided)
  • Days: Tuesday-Friday
  • Times: 10:00-2:00 PM
  • Location: The Family Centre (65 Hanson Ave., Kitchener)
  • Facilitators: Gavin Sharma, Amanda Snyder and Tammy Hall-Stoll

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