The Clubhouse program is a psycho-social rehabilitation program that focuses on the recovery of individuals who have experienced mental illness. As an ICCD Clubhouse Model program, we use a holistic approach and focus on an individual’s strengths, talents and skills. We provide our members with the opportunity to set personal goals, access supports (education, employment, housing) and become members of a supportive and restorative community. Click on the locations of each Clubhouse to read more about their individual programs and services – Charlottetown, Summerside, Alberton.
EDUCATION AND TRAINING
There are a number of opportunities to learn more and develop new skills through our education and training programs. Please click HERE for a complete list of what we offer.
Housing First is a federally funded program that helps people find an affordable place to live, and offers support to tackle the root of what’s causing the problem. READ MORE
Housing Outreach is a recovery-oriented approach to ending homelessness that centers on quickly moving people experiencing homelessness into independent and permanent housing. READ MORE
Download the Application Form for Housing Outreach here.
INDIVIDUAL RECOVERY PROGRAMS
- Life After Suicide Loss is a nine-week suicide bereavement group for adults who have lost a loved to suicide. READ MORE.
- Living Life to the Full is a FREE eight-week course (1.5 hours a week) to help people take control of their thoughts, feelings and behaviours to start feeling better today. Please call Tayte Willows at (902) 628-1648 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for information on when the next course is being delivered. For more information on the course itself, please look at the BROCHURE.
- Your Recovery Journey is a FREE five-week course (2 hours a week) to help people with mental illness move towards recovery. Please get in touch with Tayte at email@example.com or call (902) 628-1648 for information on when the next course is being delivered. Click READ MORE for a copy of the course brochure.
- The Art of Friendship is an eight-week course (2 hours a week) to help people learn skills for healthy relationships and further their recovery through social activity. Click READ MORE for a copy of the brochure.
Specialized Peer Support Training
Peer Support is the process of disclosing personal experience with mental illness/ addictions and a personal recovery journey to inspire hope and recovery for others. CMHA PEI recognizes the need for formal training and support for peer workers to effectively do this meaningful work.
The Specialized Peer Support Worker Training is a 119-hour program that includes 2 weeks of in-person training, a practicum, and a written and oral exam. The training will equip individuals to use their personal experience to support others by providing specific education, tools, skills, and exposure. For more information and application click here.
There are a number of self-help groups across the island that we support. Participating in self-help offers social support, relief from isolation and provides education and practical information. Most importantly you know you’re not alone because you’re surrounded by others with similar struggles and experiences. Click HERE for a complete list.
The White Cross Program provides social activities for people who are experiencing mental health problems. Coordinators host diverse monthly events such as beach days, dances, soccer, baseball, bingo events etc… They also coordinate an Island wide Christmas gift campaign for White Cross members. To join in on the activities, or to learn more, please call (902) 566-3034.