John Howard Society of Kawartha Lakes & Haliburton

Site: Lindsay

Service: Self Management Program for Adults

Description (Service) This program is for adults who exhibit:  
  • difficulty controlling anger,  
  • compulsion to act before thinking of consequences,
  • tendency to blame others for their problems,  
  • problems with relationships, family and friends,  
  • problems with alcohol or drugs.  
    The program is a cognitive behavioural group based on the "What Works" literature and research. It uses an interactive, psycho-educational format 
    The objectives for the participants during the program and upon program completion are that they:  
  • accept responsibility for actions,  
  • develop critical thinking skills,  
  • develop effective problem solving and decision making skills,  
  • have increased awareness and understanding of consequences of negative behaviour patterns,  
  • learn strategies to control and change behaviours 
  • develop pro-social attitudes, skills and behaviours.  
    The program runs 10 weeks and meets once a week for 2 hours in the evening. Attendance is mandatory.
  • Service Details
    Hours Office Hours 
    Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm. Closed from Noon to 1 pm 
    Program hours are in the evening. - please call for more information
    Areas Served Haliburton County ; Kawartha Lakes
    Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) and up 
    Self-referrals accepted
    Application Yes. Call for details.
    Languages English
    Fees Sliding Scale Available
    Address and Location
    Located In Community Lindsay
    Address & Map
    31 Peel St
    Lindsay, ON K9V 3L9
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    Intersection Peel Street and Cambridge Street North
    Physical Access Fully Accessible - Washroom, Entrance, Parking
    Contact Information
    Office Phone 705-328-0472 ext 932
    Fax 705-328-2549
    Primary Contact Robbin Savage, Self Management Co-ordinator; Phone: 705-328-0472 ext 932; Email:

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