Living with Depression

Living with Depression

Do you often feel hopeless? Overwhelmed? Unable to function day-to-day? You may have depression.

You are not alone. Depression is one of the most commonly experienced mental health concerns.

In this 3-hour class, you will learn the common causes and symptoms of depression and discover coping strategies and resources to decrease depression. We will give you practical tools and tips in this interactive webinar. 

Who can attend?

Anyone aged 18 or over who would like to learn more about depression

What will you learn?

You will gain a better understanding of what affects depression and how to better cope with it by learning:

  • Causes and types of depression
  • Depressive behaviours, thoughts, and emotions
  • The impact of trauma on depression
  • Distorted thinking patterns
  • Skills to reduce levels of sadness and to increase feelings of happiness and hope

When and where is it offered?

  • The class is available as a group workshop and a private class.
  • The group class is offered several times per year. Scroll down for upcoming dates.
  • You can attend this class online
  • In our group workshops, you will have many opportunities to ask questions, learn about yourself and your family, hear others’ experiences, and practice new skills. Many people who attend our workshops say they feel better after attending because they realize that they are not alone.
  • In a private class, you will receive the same amount of information as our group workshops, condensed into 3 hours with the facilitator. These are ideal for individuals or couples who want to get started sooner than the next group workshop, can’t attend the group workshops due to work schedules or other personal commitments, or simply prefer a more private setting.

How much does it cost?

Group workshop: $75 per person

Private session: $325 per person

We are dedicated to supporting families of all income levels. If needed, you can apply for a subsidy by selecting “I require subsidy” in the registration form.

Subsidies are available for group workshops only.

What to expect upon arrival at The Family Centre?


Register for Workshops

There are currently no dates available for this workshop.
You can email us at and we will let you know when this class becomes available.

The Family Centre acknowledges that we are on Treaty 6 territory, a traditional meeting ground, gathering place, and traveling route for the Cree, Saulteaux, Blackfoot, Métis, Dene, and Nakota Sioux. We acknowledge all the many First Nations, Métis, and Inuit whose footsteps have marked these lands for centuries.

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