RAD – Referrals, Applications & Documents

  Many seeking treatment and other services face a serious obstacle in lengthy wait-times for addiction services.  For instance, due to high demand, delays are not uncommon to access an outreach worker who can make a referral to treatment or other services.  Then, it...

Behavioural Addiction Group Update

Behavioural Addiction group will be cancelled this week, Thursday April 7th. It will be returning the following week on Thursday, April 14. For more information about this group and how to access it please check out this info post.

Women’s Group

To support women in recovery, Umbrella is pleased to announce our new Women’s Recovery Support Group starting April 2. This group, facilitated by two amazing women in recovery, will focus specifically on the needs of people who identify as women, need a safe space to give...

Comfortably UN-Numb

Umbrella is just finishing up our current group and are ready for start filling the next one. We are still keeping small limits, so our capacity is 10 participants. If you answer yes to any of the following questions then contact the office to sign up. ~ Are you someon...

Hammer Time

Umbrella Society, in partnership with VICA, is pleased to share our newest group, Hammer Time. This group is available to provide support for people in construction who are struggling with substance use issues, and may need access to recovery and/or harm reduction service...

Connections is back

Umbrella is excited to announce the return of the Connections Group on Tuesdays beginning May 25th 2021. You are invited to a Zoom Virtual Health Visit.   Join the Virtual Health Visit https://phsa.zoom.us/j/64620555218?pwd=Q1N6cTErOWJlQk9SWjZQS01rZ0lKUT09 Meeting ...

New SMART Recovery Meeting

Umbrella is excited to share our new in person SMART Recovery meeting on Thursdays from 6-7:30pm.  Two SMART facilitators will host a small meeting at Umbrella's office. To maintain the health and safety of everyone and adhere to the current provincial...

Isolation Support Group

Umbrella is excited to share a new way to remain connected! With the new short term measure in place, we need more ways to get and stay connected to support. For that reason, Umbrella will be offering a Social Isolation Group from April 6-23rd. This group will take place...

What is Behavioural Addiction?

Behavioural addictions or non-substance addictions, like gambling addiction, are a set of behaviours that a person becomes dependent on and craves. More than ever, we are seeing people struggling with issues including: Food Gaming Plastic Surgery Sex ...

Vision Board Dream Building Group

A vision board is tool to help you visualize your recovery dreams and goals.  It is a collage of pictures, words, phrases, colours, fabrics and anything else that can be used to represent your recovery vision on a board.  It may include affirmations, inspirational words...