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Aurora, York Region Chapter

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Contact Information

C. Kerri

E. yorkaurora@pcmh.ca

*Topic: Anxiety - How To Help

*Expert Speaker: Shannon Bowler, Kinark

When: Dec 17th, 2018

Time:  6:30:8:00pm

Where: 218 Earl Stewart Drive Unit , Aurora, ON L4G 6V7

 

Parents Support Group

When:  Every third Monday of the month. (October, November and December)

Time:  6:30:8:00pm 

Where: 218 Earl Stewart Drive Unit , Aurora, ON L4G 6V7

(From Bayview Ave take Pedersen, west side of Bayview, one block south of St.John's just south of Superstore.) 

No pre-registration is required.

 

 

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Kerri's Bio

During the past six years I have had the joys, heartache, fear, and achievement of learning what is ADHD and parenting a wonderful son who has been diagnosed with this difference in processing, organizing, planning, initiative, and reacting. As a family, we've had our ups and downs. Some days I feel we are handling our parenting role and school advocacy work very well...others, well I hide under the covers and feel I am failing my precious boy.

I founded the Aurora chapter with hope to give back. Our family has had help from so many wonderful individuals and organizations. As we celebrate six months of meetings - it has become clear to me that I get as much as I give with our PCMH group. Thank you to PCMH for helping me give a format for voice and purpose to my desire to share.

My time is also spent as an executive search professional, career consultant, fitness instructor, friend and reader.

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Learn More about Kerri and the York Aurora Chapter
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To learn more about Kinark visit their website www.kinark.on.ca

 

 

Testimonial

“Tonight’s meeting was amazing. I learned so much. One thing that will reduce stress over homework is that I now understand that to learn you don’t have to sit at a desk quietly like I did as a student. It is okay to study laying on the floor, listening to music. I didn’t realize that. We have had so many fights over this. I feel so much better to know this. The self-care meeting was also great. I always thought it was being selfish to take care of me. I learned that it is actually important.” Diane,York Chapter at Aurora

 

Parents for Children's Mental Health believe that children, youth, and their families suffering from mental health challenges deserve our extreme respect and assurance.  We are dedicated to improving the lives of these families.

WE LINK families to important networks within their communities to ensure they get the care they need and the support of families who can relate and support them.

WE UNDERSTAND the issues around child and youth mental health challenges and the stigma that prevents the work and conversations that need to happen.

WE HELP communities and families access important resources so they can begin the journey of healing.

I really appreciated the help last nite.I knew who to call and your talk was very inspiring for the audience. You are changing peoples lives and helping move a tired system into … Marc Roberts, Executive Director, OECYC