Creative Wednesdays (Virtually)

Join us virtually on Zoom every Wednesday mornings at 11:00am to share how your creative practice has influenced your recovery. This group is open to people from all creative backgrounds – art, writing, dance, music, textiles or anything else – and we invite you to bring something to show and/or tell us about your practice and its […]

Support Groups (Virtually)

MHRP South Vancouver Island offers support groups for people with lived experience of mental illness and for family and friends of people with a mental illness. All groups are offered free of charge.   No referral is required.  We offer many different programs to support you on your journey. Please look at our calendar to see […]

Peer Support (Virtually)

A trained and knowledgeable peer supporter can provide empathy, support and hope, information about mental health and recovery and practical suggestions and ideas. The emphasis is on setting goals, tools for recovery and personal awareness.  We also provide family peer support. Participants are matched with a Peer Supporter who can meet with them up to 12 times, at […]

​WRAP®: Wellness Recovery Action Plan

WRAP® (Wellness Recovery Action Plan) is an evidence-based relapse prevention program, that helps each individual to develop their own wellness plan in a group setting. In WRAP you will learn how to create an individualized plan for maintaining wellness, learning from lapses in wellness, and building upon that foundation for long lasting success. Each group […]

​Family Recovery Journey

Family Recovery Journey is a 5-week course for families and friends of people with of someone experiencing schizophrenia, early psychosis and related mental illness. ​The curriculum focuses on three major psychiatric disorders (schizophrenia, bipolar disorder and major depression), emphasizing the treatment of these illnesses and teaching the knowledge and skills that family members and friends need to […]