Overcoming Addictions with Strategies in Self-Care

OASIS is an ongoing, open support group for individuals facing challenges related to concurrent disorders. The group is facilitated by staff from St. Leonard’s and CMHA, and is appropriate for people using a harm reduction or abstinence goal in their recovery.            


  • To learn new coping strategies and skills to manage mental health and addiction related issues.  For example: stress management, developing goals, conflict resolution, effective communication, forming new relationships, recognizing triggers, challenging negative thoughts, self-care, navigating the health care system and understanding diagnoses.
  • To provide a supportive environment for individual to share their feelings and thoughts about their recovery.

Structure:  Discussion focused, light psycho-educational component.

Stage of Change:  Any stage of change

Referral Process: Open to the community.  No referral required.

When:  Re-launching on January 13, 2022 - Thursdays, 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Where:  Virtually over Microsoft Teams



Genevieve Forget

Concurrent Disorders Clinician
Phone: (519) 754-0253 x2189
Fax: (519) 754-0264

Melissa Fudali

Intake Case Manager at CMHA
Phone: (519) 752-2998 ext. 122
Fax: 519-752-2717