Community

AfterWhys

'AfterWhys' is an honest and thought-provoking 40-minute theatrical production that takes a poignant and hopeful look at seniors' mental health and suicide.

Future dates are to be determined.

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Community-Based Presentations

The Council offers community-based presentations and displays that cover suicide facts, provide awareness education, and links to resources across Wellington and Dufferin Counties.

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Finding Hope in the Ag Community - Lunch & Learn

Farmers are experiencing great distress as they are navigating an ever changing world that requires a constant stream of resilient strategies.

The Lunch & Learn for healthcare providers will introduce you to the work of agriculture, the barriers for farmers and their families, and how to work toward building a therapeutic relationship

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In the Know

In the Know is designed for farmers and the agricultural community. The workshop will help participants  to increase their knowledge about mental health, recognize their own struggles and learn ways to foster their mental well-being. Discussions will also include how to seek help and how to help others.

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Taking it All On - Lunch & Learn for the Veterinary Community

Why are Veterinarians and their staff so susceptible to the effect of vicarious trauma?

This Lunch & Learn will lead you through an interactive discussion about how to handle the trauma that farmers and clients experience, in a manner that does not leave a lasting impact on your own wellness.

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World Mental Health Day

Yearly, the World Health Organization (WHO), dedicates October 10th as World Mental Health Day. Check back next Fall to learn more about the 2022 theme.

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World Suicide Prevention Day

Working Together To Prevent Suicide. On September 10th, the Suicide Awareness Council of Wellington Dufferin invites you to work with us to prevent suicide in our cities, towns and villages across the Counties.

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