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Self Help & Peer Support Resources

Peer Connections Manitoba (formerly Manitoba Schizophrenia Society)

Support for individuals who have lived experience of mental health and wellness challenges. Talk with a trained Peer Support Worker who will connect with you over shared experiences of mental health and/or substance use challenges. We offer virtual peer support as well as in-person support.

We’re here for you wherever you are in Manitoba!
To access peer support, please contact Kitana (Community Coordinator) at 204-786-1616 extension 229.

Online Peer Support Group

  • Every Wednesday from 1:00-2:00pm
  • A space to​ connect with others who have lived experience of mental health and wellness challenges facilitated by a trained Peer Support Worker. Diagnosis not required.
  • To register for the online peer support group, please contact Jackie Heidinger at or call 204-786-1616 for more information.
  • For more information about our services, please visit our website at


There are several organizations providing support and resources to individuals and their family/ friends.  Please use the links below to learn more about what each has to offer:

Alzheimer Society of Manitoba

Anxiety Disorders Association of Manitoba  

Canadian Mental Health Association

Canadian Mental Health Association – OCD Centre

Mood Disorders Association of Manitoba

Postpartum Support International

SARAH (Sexual Assault Recovery and Healing)

Print Resources

The topics below have PDF links that you can click on to see a printable version.

Substance Use and Addiction

  • Knowing You Limits with Alcohol Workbook Workbook PDF Canadian Centre on Substance Use & Addiction
  • Making Choices About Cannabis Workbook PDF Healthy Living Workbook

Child Anxiety

  • Worry Shrinker:  A Five Step Guide to Helping Children Cope with and Decrease Anxiety ​​​​​Clinical Psychology Public Mental Health Initiative. PDF Document
  • Big Feelings Come and Go Storybook by Canadian Centre for Child Protection Inc. Online order page and PDF Document

​​​​​​​​​​Adult Anxiety

Bipolar Disorder


Eating Disorders & Body Image

Relationships with Self & Others


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