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November 10 - December 12, 2022

YMCA of Oakville 

Fundraising goal: $25,000

Research shows 1 in 5 youth suffer from poor mental health which has been exasperated by the pandemic. The YMCA’s new Youth Mental Wellness program will address this by providing groups of 10-12 youth aged 18-30 years who experience mild to moderate anxiety with a seven week program. 

The young people will connect weekly in a facilitated, safe and encouraging environment where they will learn evidence-based mindfulness techniques, fun activities to demonstrate Acceptance & Commitment Therapy (ACT) and take-home resources to help cope with anxiety between sessions. It is designed to be preventative, supporting youth before mental health challenges reach a critical point and provides the skills to support mental wellness throughout life.



Team YMCA: A Driving Force for Good (1080p) from YMCA Canada on Vimeo.