Canadian Mental Health Association, Grey Bruce Branch

Site: Owen Sound - 1024 2nd Ave E

Service: Grey Bruce Friends and Neighbours (FAN) Club

Description
Description (Service) Children's mental health prevention program featuring child-sized hand and rod puppets for children ages 4-11 to discuss social issues affecting them. Staff and trained volunteers provide presentations to schools, youth-focused agencies, community groups and at special events in the community.  
 
Offers presentations on the following topics: 
* Friendship/Respect and Good Manners for preschool and primary students  
* ADHD (accepting our strengths and weaknesses)  
* Anti-Bullying (how to cope with bullies)  
* Self Esteem 
* Anti-Smoking (discussion on peer pressure and confidence in making healthy choices)  
* Secrets vs Surprises (the importance of reaching out for help) for primary and junior students 
 
Also offers special presentations on: 
* Family Violence (dealing with anger)  
* Divorce (featuring the Rainbows program) 
* Fire Prevention and Community Policing awareness
Service Details
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm * other times available by request
Areas Served Bruce County ; Grey County
Eligibility Ages: 4 year(s) - 11 year(s)
Application Call for information
Languages English ; French - Programs, Publications
Fees None
Address and Location
Located In Community Owen Sound
Address & Map
1024 2nd Ave E
Owen Sound, ON N4K 2H7
 
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Intersection Between 10th and 11th St E
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Contact Information
Office Phone 519-371-3642 ext 175
Fax 519-371-6485
Website www.cmhagb.org
Social Media Facebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/cmhagb
Twitter Twitter: twitter.com/cmhagb
Primary Contact Jackie Ralph, FAN Club Coordinator; Email: jralph@cmhagb.org

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