YMCA of Oakville

Site: Oakville

Service: Y Mind

Record #: OAK0271
Last Full Update: 22 Nov 2023

Contact Information

Office Phone 905-845-3417
E-Mail customerservice@oakville.ymca.ca
Website ymcaofoakville.org/programs/mental-wellness/
Social Media Facebook Facebook, Instagram Instagram, LinkedIn LinkedIn, Twitter Twitter, YouTube YouTube
Primary Contact Jena Blair, Mental Wellness Facilitator; Phone: (Cell) 905-510-6924; Email: jenabl@oakville.ymca.ca
Alternate Contact Larissa Defilippis, Mental Wellness Facilitator; Phone: (Cell) 416-906-2135; Email: larissade@oakville.ymca.ca

Description and Service Details

Description (Service)

A free program intended for individuals, ages 13-30, who experience mild to moderate anxiety, stress, and low mood

  • learn techniques to help you to effectively cope with stress and anxiety
  • best suited to those for whom anxiety is the primary concern
  • curriculum is based on Acceptance Commitment Therapy (ACT), and includes education about mindfulness, mindfulness techniques and self-compassion
  • participants are encouraged to self-select to be part of the program, independent of caregivers or other external support(s)
  • a diagnosis or referral is not necessary in order to participate
  • occurs weekly, for 7 weeks, and each session is 90-120 minutes long (offered in-person and virtually)
  • includes a free gym membership at the YMCA Oakville to promote the use of physical fitness for mental wellbeing

Not specified


All year

Areas Served Oakville
Eligibility Ages: 13 year(s) - 30 year(s) 
Youth Group 13-18 years  
Young Adult Group 18-30 years

Register on website

Languages English
Fees None

Site Information

Located In Community Oakville
Address & Map
410 Rebecca St
Oakville, ON L6K 1K7
Intersection Dorval Dr and Rebecca St
Physical Access Fully Accessible

Categories and Classification

HCSD Main Heading Mental Health / Addictions ; Youth
HCSD Sub Heading Support Groups ; Youth Mental Health Resources ; Youth Mental Health Services
Service Categories Mental Health Related Support Groups ~ Adolescents ; Mental Health Related Support Groups ~ Anxiety Disorders ; Mental Health Related Support Groups ~ Young Adults ; Mindfulness Instruction ~ Adolescents ; Mindfulness Instruction ~ Young Adults ; Stress Management ~ Adolescents ; Stress Management ~ Young Adults

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