Mental Health & Addictions

Bundle of Arrows

This is a program for men aged 18+ who are seeking strength in unity, on a path to addiction recovery. Some of the topics included during this 11-week program are: The Anger/Addiction Connection, The Cycle of Anger, and Forgiveness. This program is in partnership with the Canadian Mental Health Association Lambton-Kent. For more information, please call 519-397-5455 ext. 134.

Chatham-Kent Addictions Awareness
Conference

A one-day learning session that is offered annually in November. Various topics in relation to addictions is presented and discussed by educated keynote speakers. This conference is in partnership with Restorative Justice Chatham-Kent, Canadian Mental Health Association, Westover Treatment Centre and the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance Mental Health and Addictions Program. A registration cost applies. For more information, please call 519-397-5455 ext. 113.

Eating Disorders

This program is available to all individuals from ages 11 to 19 who reside in Chatham-Kent, North Lambton, West Lambton, Sarnia and Grand Bend. Led by a Nurse Practitioner, medical care, counseling, nutritional support and guidance are provided to those individuals experiencing an eating disorder. For more information, please call 519-397-5455 ext. 1.

Illumination: Dream Beyond Today

This is a 24-week program that uses Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT). It teaches new skills and supports the needs of individuals who are living with Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) and/or meet some of the criteria for BPD. Available only to CHC clients aged 18+. For more information, please call 519-397-5455 ext. 171.

Mental Health & Addictions Care Coordination

In partnership with the Canadian Mental Health Association Lambton-Kent and the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance, clients with mental health and addictions needs can receive care coordination from a Mental Health Care Coordinator. The Coordinator supports the ongoing planning and delivery of care for clients who may require an improved coordinated care planning approach. The Coordinator also collaborates with the Psychiatrist who provides on-site psychiatric services, consult and follow-up in a shared care model. For more information, please call 519-397-5455 ext. 1.

Mind Over Mood

Change the way you feel by changing the way you think. This 12-week program allows participants to learn to identify, rate, and track changes in feelings and follow step by step strategies to improve moods. Mind Over Mood helps people manage multiple challenges such as feelings of depression, anxiety, anger/guilt/shame through the use of Cognitive Behaviour Therapy. There is a cost of $5 for the workbook. Available only to CHC and Bluewater Methadone Clinic clients. For more information, please call 519-397-5455 ext. 171.

The Mindful Way

This 10-week program is a profoundly liberating exploration of mind and body through the cultivation of mindfulness. This program will assist with doing, being and mindfulness; living with awareness; conscious choice; shifting attention; mind, body connection; planning a mindful future through daily practice; and treating yourself with kindness and compassion. It is beneficial for individuals who are seeking sustained recovery from depression, anxiety, stress and/or emotional distress. For more information, please call 519-397-5455 ext. 2.

One Bridge, Two Shores

This is a 10-week drop-in support program for family and friends of individuals with mental health and addiction issues. Experienced and certified Addictions Counsellors and Social Workers provide resources, education and knowledge to help broaden your knowledge base and learn self-care. This program is in partnership with the Canadian Mental Health Association Lambton-Kent. For more information, please call 519-397-5455 ext. 316.

Redemption

A 10-week outpatient aftercare program to support maintenance of treatment gains and to foster a sustainable lifestyle for individuals in recovery from addiction.  This program uses mindfulness-based cognitive therapy to provide methods for coping with urges and cravings that may be triggers for relapse across a variety of addictive behaviours. For more information, please call 519-397-5455 ext. 134.

Speak Up!

Designed for adults aged 18+, this 10-week program assists participants in enhancing communication skills within relationships. It also teaches them strategies to become more assertive in their daily lives. Come by and start communicating your needs today! For more information, please call 519-397-5455 ext. 171.

Women’s Anger Solutions

This 10-week program is different from traditional anger management models as it focuses on resolving the emotion of anger rather than teaching participants to control behaviour. This program works to motivate participants to become internally motivated to change their responses to anger. Some of the topics included are: Defining Anger, Understanding How Anger Develops, and Assertiveness and Listening Skills. For more information, please call 519-397-5455 ext. 2.