Depression: Help Can Make a Difference

Depression: Help Can Make a Difference is a six-week education program designed to help people who have been diagnosed with depression. A trained facilitator and health care professionals discuss issues that relate to depression. These include information on symptoms, treatment options, coping strategies and community resources.

The aim of Depression: Help Can Make a Difference is to offer assistance as well as encouragement in a safe and relaxed atmosphere. This program does not replace counselling or therapy. Confidentiality and privacy of sharing within the group is strongly promoted.

Symptoms of depression:

  • Irritability
  • Poor memory or concentration
  • Feelings of emptiness
  • Cannot enjoy regular hobbies
  • Hopelessness
  • Ongoing fatigue / lack of energy
  • Unexplained aches and pains
  • Sleep disturbances
  • Suicidal thoughts or actions

Program Length: 6 weeks, 2 hours per session

Next Start Date:

For more information or to be placed on a callback list once program dates are announced, please contact 506-633-1705 or

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