Mental health challenges shouldn't get in the way of doing what you love. Our programs help overcome barriers and get you on the right track to where you'd like to be.

Youth Mindfulness Group

Everyone experiences worries and anxiety. The key is to learn how to make sure these don’t get in the way of doing things you care about! The Youth Mindfulness Group offers a free 7-week psychoeducational support group for young adults ages 18-30 who experience anxiety. Participants learn healthy coping skills, connect with other youth in the community, and get support all in a safe and...

Teen Mindfulness Group

Do you worry a lot about school? Do you worry about making friends or stress about what others think of you? You’re not alone—everyone experiences worries, anxiety and stress. The Teen Mindfulness Group is a Y Mind program that supports teens ages 13 to 17 who are experiencing symptoms of anxiety to learn and practice healthy coping strategies to better manage stress and anxiety. Our...

Mind Fit

Did you know that physical activity can improve mental health? Studies have shown that regular physical activity can be as effective as medication or cognitive therapy for improving mental health and effectively treating depression and anxiety. The YMCA, in partnership with organizations across BC, has developed Mind Fit a physical and mental wellness program for teens aged 13-19 experiencing...