Thrive Counselling – $1,840 (Seed grant)
Youth Wellness Workshop Series
Thrive works to optimize the well being of Halton community members. They reach out to individuals who may not typically seek traditional counselling. By offering a series of wellness workshops aimed at youth/young adults, they aim to intervene earlier in a potential negative trajectory building early skills that can be sustained into adulthood. As most mental health conditions appear in adolescence and there is great insufficiency in treatment resources for this age group, Thrive is committed to assisting in this area. Topics of the workshops to include sexuality and gender, social media use and impacts, yoga for mood management, successful “adulting”, substance abuse, medications and vaping.