Mental Health at Home

Mental Health at Home (Virtual)

Join us online for an educational workshop designed exclusively for caregivers! Delve into the essential realm of mental health literacy within the home environment. Gain invaluable insights and practical tools to navigate the intricacies of mental well-being among your family members.

This workshop can empower caregivers to recognize early signs, foster open dialogues, and provide crucial support. Through case scenarios, you'll develop a understanding of various mental health challenges and learn effective strategies to create a nurturing and resilient home. Don't miss this opportunity to enhance your caregiving journey – register now and embark on a path to fostering mental wellness within your family!
Session 1: Tues., Oct. 24, 2023 - 6:00-8:00pm EST
Session 2: Tues., Oct. 31, 2023 - 6:00-8:00pm EST

Fee: $250 per person, Early Bird pricing of $200 until Monday, Oct. 16
This webinar will not be recorded. 

Meet the Facilitators:

Sharon Smikle, Mental Health Counsellor & Community Educator

Sharon Smikle is a Mental Health Counsellor & Community Educator at IAM – providing support to individuals impacted by or living with mental illness, addiction, and trauma-related issues. Using a person-centred, strengths-based, and solutions-focused approach, she is passionate about helping people lead increasingly meaningful lives.


Mindy Lee, MSW, RSW 
Mindy is a family and individual clinical counsellor at IAM and a registered social worker who has been working in the mental health field for seven years. She earned her Bachelors of Social Work degree in 2014 and then Master of Social Work in 2021. Mindy has experience working with adults with dual diagnosis and youth with special needs. She is passionate about helping clients and their family members, conducting program evaluation and skill development. Mindy applies a strengths-based approach to her work and utilizes trauma-informed and recovery-oriented modalities as well as cognitive behavioural therapy. She is currently focusing on supporting individuals and their caregivers to increase daily functioning, reduce stress and improve their quality of life.



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About Events

The Institute for Advancements in Mental Health (IAM) is proud to offer in-house services, events and programs around the needs of our clients - people with complex mental health needs and their support circles.