We Care SHARE Event

We C.A.R.E. Share Event May 12
Posted on 04/18/2017

We C.A.R.E Project Youth Engagement 'Share Event’we CARE poster

The Grey Bruce We C.A.R.E Project is hosting the 3rd annual 'Share Event’, addressing youth mental health and wellness. This event is an opportunity for both adults and youth to Connect, Ask, Reach and Engage with one another on issues relating to youth mental health in Grey Bruce.

Keynote speaker Erica Humphrey, an inspiring Gen Y speaker with a message for youth and adults asks “Have you considered being your own Superhero?” Erica explores how she broke the cycle of abuse, addictions and mental health challenges in her own life to become a sought after speaker, fitness expert and author.

Local mental health professionals and youth with lived experience will offer breakout sessions on a variety of topics including anxiety, depression, dealing with stress, self-care, indigenous mental health and social media. There will also be opportunities to develop coping strategies through workshops such as, yoga, martial arts, self-care, mindfulness, and pet therapy.

The 'Share Event’ includes free lunch, free admission and is open to youth and adults.

Friday, May 12, 2017, 9:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Saugeen Shores Community Complex, 600 Tomlinson Drive, Port Elgin

The Grey Bruce We C.A.R.E. Project brings together more than a dozen community agencies and area school boards to support youth mental health and wellness. Their vision is that everyone in Grey Bruce will make a commitment to show We C.A.R.E… Connect with, Ask about, Reach out to, and Engage youth and their families to increase awareness, understanding, compassion and support for youth mental health.

For more information and to register, visit www.WeCareGreyBruce.ca

The website also provides practical tools and resources to support youth mental health wellness in Grey Bruce.