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Wellness Blog

OK2BME Rainbow Rhythms – A Music Therapy Group

For 2SLGBTQIA+ young adults aged 18-29 living in Waterloo Region Rainbow Rhythms is an engaging and supportive space for young adults to connect with one another and enhance their coping skills. This group combines elements of a traditional psychoeducation group with various music therapy experiences including listening to music, writing music, playing music, and music… Read more »

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Parent/Caregiver Book Club: Featuring “Good Inside” by Dr. Becky Kennedy

For parents and caregivers. In this weekly book club, parents/caregivers will read & discuss chapters of the featured book “Good Inside” by Dr. Becky Kennedy. Dr. Kennedy highlights various parenting principals and how to use these to build connection and address behaviours within families. Throughout this 8-week group, principals will be explored together through discussion… Read more »

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Building Success: Learning Skills for Your Future

For youth ages 13-17 in Waterloo Region This group was created with and for youth. The goal is for participants to gain knowledge skills that will support their growth and well-being. The group will provide youth with a space to discuss their current fears and concerns regarding adulthood and to learn practical skills about relationships,… Read more »

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Empowering Youth on Anti-racism

For high school aged newcomer youth who have permanent resident or protected person status This group offers an opportunity for youth to discuss the impact of racism, recognize manifestations of racism, examine assumptions and beliefs about racism, and receive the support and encouragement to begin the healing process. The group will explore resilience strategies with… Read more »

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Herbert St. Groups

Learn more about the groups for pregnant and parenting individuals under 29 years of age here. Village – Herbert Walk and Roll – Herbert Prenatal Parenting – Herbert Pre and Postnatal Public Health – Herbert Postnatal Education – Herbert Speakers Corner – Herbert Village Drop-in

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OK2BME Groups

Learn more about the youth groups OK2BME offer on their website: https://ok2bme.ca/ OK2BME Youth Group OK2BME Virtual Youth Group OK2BME Youth Leadership Team OK2BME Rainbow Rhythms – A Music Therapy Group Families in TRANSition

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Strong Mom, Safe Kids

For mothers who have experienced Intimate Partner Violence and their children are ages 5-18. Must not be living with abusive partner. This group supports families in the healing process and in regaining their confidence and skills. By supporting mothers and helping them understand the trauma through their children’s eyes, they are better able to provide… Read more »

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Defeating Our Dragons

For youth of all genders, ages 14-17, within Waterloo Region, neurodiverse youth are welcome This is a six week group where the role-playing game Dungeons and Dragons will be used to teach participants about navigating anxiety and depression in a group setting. This group is open to individuals of all abilities and neurodiversity. In-person: 480… Read more »

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YEAH!

For high school aged newcomer youth in Waterloo Region who have refugee/protected person status Looking for a place to meet new people and make new connections through games, activities and sports? Join our YEAH! – Youth Empowerment and Healing – newcomer youth group to support one another and share experiences that matter to you in… Read more »

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Taming Our Anger – Men

Men in Waterloo Region This is a skills-based group to learn about where our anger comes from and how to express and manage our emotions in healthier ways. In-person: 4oo Queen St S, Sehl Room

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