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.

Jumpstep

Did you know that moderate to vigorous exercise is proven to be effective in improving symptoms of depression? YMCA Jumpstep is a 12-week program for teens and adults with mild to moderate symptoms of depression and anxiety. In partnership with the Mood Disorders Association of BC (MDABC), this program uses an evidence based approach of group medical visits lead by a psychiatrist. Psychiatrists...

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 free 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 groups...

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 and 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...