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Partners in Mental Health and Well-being Programs

Partners in Mental Health and Well-being Programs

Mental Health Drop-In Centre Day Program (MHDIC)
The MHDIC program provides a common location for individuals experiencing mental illness or mental illness symptoms to drop in and participate in a variety of programs. The program offers life skills, employment readiness, volunteer placements, social and recreational activities.
The Afterhours Gang (TAG)
The TAG program provides evening and weekend recreational activities to meet the needs of individuals living with mental illness who have other daytime commitments. A monthly calendar is circulated that highlights community events and activities providing clients with a chance to meet friends and be active in the community.
Young Adult Group
The Young Adult Group is targeted for youth ages 16-29 to assist in enhancing self-esteem and life skills in a fun and social environment. Each program session offers life skills activities such as cooking a healthy snack, yoga classes, exercise, and social skills followed by a recreation activity.

Partners in Mental Health and Well-being Personal and Professional Development Services

Strengthening Families Program
The Strengthening Families Program is a ten-week educational program that offers families, caregivers and other supports strategies and tools to better understand and support individuals living with a mental illness. Each evening session features a guest speaker who provides insight into resources available in the community.
Free Yoga Classes
This class is targeted at social workers, RCMP members, emergency medical services, nurses, support workers, and other human service providers to promote self-care and reduce stress.

safeTALK Training
safeTALK Training is a three-hour session about suicide alertness that teaches the four basic steps to create a life-saving connection. This training increases participants confidence in asking people about suicide directly, connecting them to life-saving resources and keeping them safe until those resources take over.

For more information about these programs, please contact:

Yorkton Branch

162 Ball Road, Box 5011
Yorkton, SK S3N 3Z4
Tel: 833.444.4126
Fax: 306.782.7844
Email: yorkton@saskabilities.ca

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