Auditions Open for Youth Talent Show


CONNECT for Mental Health is hosting a Variety Show at the Palace Theatre on Friday, February 2nd at 7 p.m.

We are currently looking for talent!  Auditions are open to all up to age 25.

Dancers, Comedians, Poets, Artists, Musicians, Singers

Any Talents You May Have!

Email Riley to audition at

This is going to be an amazing night of talent to support youth mental wellness programs in our community!



Michelle Solomon wins OPDI “Peer of the Year Award”

On Thursday September 24, joined together with Bereketab Tekle (Director) and Barbara Frampton (Co-Chair), Michelle Solomon, Executive Director and Founder of CONNECT for Mental Health accepted the “Peer of the Year” award. Michelle was nominated by volunteers, partners, stake holders, and by her coworkers in London to receive this award. The Peer of the Year award is given to:
  • Peer support provider
  • Uses champions recovery principles
  • Volunteerism
  • Motivates others
  • Appropriate story sharing
  • May have received other awards
OPDI joint picture “Thank you to everyone who wrote such great things about me and for nominating me to receive an award at OPDI. It is always wonderful to be acknowledged and appreciated for hard work that makes a difference in our community. I love what I do with CONNECT and I believe so much in supporting one another. I have big dreams for CONNECT and together we are getting there. Thank you to all the volunteers who make CONNECT possible; and thank you to OPDI for selecting me to win this award. It’s an honour!”  – Michelle Solomon
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100 Woman Who Care donations reached just over $15 000 for CONNECT

Thank you 100 “Woman Who Care” for choosing to donate to CONNECT. Your members’ donations started on Sept 28 of $10 000 and came up to an outstanding $15 225. Thank you to Kayla Logan for sharing your story and nominating CONNECT for Mental Health​ to receive the funds. As a community we can promote recovery and build peer support. Thank You!! Check out this amazing fundraising organization. They really do care! ​ Photo credit: Al Desrochers from SNAPD
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