Awareness Week will see self-help support groups in many Ontario
communities celebrate peer support through a variety of local events
and activities. It is organized by the Ontario Self-Help Network
(OSHNET), a program of the Self-Help Resource Centre, funded by the
Ministry of Health and Long Term Care.
Visit http://www.selfhelp.on.ca for complete details of free events and workshops during Self Help Awareness Week. Toronto events include
* Facilitating a support group workshop, October 1, 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
* How to Start a Self-Help Group workshop, September 29, 6:00-8:00 p.m.
* Ours and the Family Councils Program, September 28, 1:00-3:00 p.m.
* Panel presentation by self-helpers, September 26, 6:30-8:00 p.m.
more information on Self-Help Awareness Week or to interview self-help
groups or individuals contact Spencer Brennan, Interim Coordinator,
OSHNET, (416) 487-4355 or (Toll Free) 1-888-283-8806.