Recovery is Possible. You are not alone.

About CONNECT

CONNECT for Mental Health is a not-for-profit peer support organization run by and for individuals who have been affected by mental illness. CONNECT has been providing peer support since 2007.

Founded by Michelle Solomon, then a student nurse, it later became a not-for-profit organization in 2011. CONNECT's volunteers provide a variety of peer support services in London, Ontario. Volunteers receive training in peer support from CONNECT for Mental Health’s training program or the Ontario Peer Development Initiative’s training program.

 

Our Vision

Our vision is to promote sustainable systems of support that enable individuals affected by mental illness to thrive and maintain wellness in the community.

Our Mission

What is Recovery?

Everyone has a personal definition of recovery. Overall, recovery can be summed up to mean: a deeply personal, unique process of changing one’s attitudes, values, feelings, goals, skills, and/or roles. It is a way of living a satisfying, hopeful, and contributing life even with limitations caused by illness. Recovery involves the development of new meaning and purpose in one’s life as one grows beyond the catastrophic effects of mental illness (Nursing Inquiry Journal, 2011).

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RECOVERY IS POSSIBLE. YOU ARE NOT ALONE.

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CONTACT INFORMATION

CONNECT for Mental Health Inc.
536 Queens Ave Unit 202,
London, ON N6B 1Y8

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