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What's On This Week - June 19-25

June 19, 2022

Screen Time & Physical Literacy (online workshop)

In this workshop, we’ll talk about the impact of screen time and regular exercise on the brains and bodies of growing children. We’ll also provide parents with suggestions to encourage their kids to reduce screen time and develop the fundamental skills of sports/physical literacy that will help them lead healthier lives. This workshop takes place on Thursday, June 30th at 1:30pm.

Register here!

Postpartum Mood Disorder Support

Postpartum Mood Disorder Peer Support Group

Support is available to mothers who are experiencing difficulties adjusting to life with a new baby or are coping with Postpartum Mood Disorder. Join us for a free weekly discussion group to meet other mothers and share your ideas, thoughts, and experiences. Childcare is provided in the centre for the duration of the program; you are also welcome to bring your baby into the group with you if you prefer. No registration needed.

This group takes place every Wednesday from 1:00pm-3:00pm at our Brittany Glen location (5632 Tenth Line W. Unit #1, Mississauga).

Beginning July 12th, our Heart Lake location (180 Sandalwood Pkwy East Unit #8C, Brampton) will have our PPMD Peer Support Group every Tuesday 1:00pm-3:00pm.

PMD Email and Phone Support

If you have any concerns about changes in your mood or well-being, we are here to listen. You can phone or text 647-913-8410. The line is answered between 9 and 4 Monday to Friday. Email [email protected] for free, confidential support and resources.

Please note that our services are not monitored 24/7. If you are experiencing a mental health crisis, you can call the 24/7 Crisis Support Line at 905-278-9036 (run by Canadian Mental Health Association’s Peel Dufferin branch).

See our mental health resource list for other urgent and non-urgent mental health services in Peel.

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We are currently offering indoor, outdoor, and online family programs. Find a program here! We also offer free parenting workshops, Prenatal Classes, nutrition programs, programs for moms with new babies, and some programs in French, Mandarin, Punjabi and Urdu. We hope to see you soon!