*New Group* Making Connections for Mental Health Clients

VCMHS and THEO BC are pleased to present the Making Connections group for Adults (19+) with a mental illness living in Vancouver. Open group format (first 20 people enrolled will begin at start date, the rest will be waitlisted until spaces open up) Please refer to attachments, which includes the brochure and two registration forms that could be mailed or faxed to THEO BC. If you can’t open the attachments please contact the folks below and make arrangements to get the forms. One of the forms is copied below (the making Connections pre-questionnaire… The Leisure Education New Client Form could not be copied and pasted below. Please call Mariana (604) 876-0773 or Brian and Rebecca (604) 435-5677 with any questions. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Making Connections What is it? A group to help you expand your social network For who? Adults (19 and up) with a mental illness living in Vancouver This program provides the opportunity for participants to: Mix and Mingle with others who are looking to meet new people Find others who share similar interests Discover leisure resources/opportunities in the community All we ask is that you come ready to meet people and willing to connect with others outside of the group time. Start Date: Friday September 12, 2008 Frequency: Every Friday for 3 months Time: 2:00 – 4:00 pm Location: THEO BC 30 East 6th Ave, Vancouver TO REGISTER: Complete the attached registration forms Open group format (first 20 people enrolled will begin at start date, the rest will be waitlisted until spaces open up) Return registration form to: Making Connections, c/o THEO BC 3rd Floor, 30 East 6th Ave, Vancouver, BC Fax: 604-876-0755 For more information call Mariana at 604-876-0773 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

Making Connections

Name: _____________________________________________________________ What do you hope to achieve from this group? Tick all that apply.

Friendship Increase activity level
Activity partner Meet new people
Try new activity Expand social network
Explore leisure interests Community resources
Conversation

Any other: __________________________________________________________ Tick all that apply below to indicate whether you are interested in the following activities.

Swimming Movies Writing
Golf Reading Clubs
Bowling Pets Politics
Snooker/pool Meditation Volunteer work
Table tennis Dancing Conversation
Walking Singing Cultural events
Weight lifting Play instrument Concerts
Art Chess Dining out
Crafts Scrabble Surfing the net
Shopping Cards Video games
Window shopping Photography Going for coffee/tea
Gardening Lectures/workshops Library events
Sport events Cooking Nature

Any other: ___________________________________________________________

Return registration forms to: Making Connections, c/o THEO BC – Mariana 3rd Floor, 30 East 6th Ave, Vancouver, BC Fax: 604-876-0755 For more information call Mariana at 604-876-0773

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