Registration now open for Living Life to the Full for Métis Youth

MNBC’s Ministry of Mental Health and Addictions is excited to be offering two FREE summer cohorts of the Canadian Mental Health Association’s program Living Life to the Full for Métis youth ages 13 to 18.

Please complete the survey below to request registration in MNBC’s Youth Living Life to the Full courses. Please note that completing this survey does not guarantee registration. Due to overwhelming interest and limited capacity, not everyone who completes this survey may be offered a spot. You will receive a confirmation email to confirm registration, if eligible. You can complete the survey here: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/MNBCyouthLLTTF

Designed for youth aged 13-18, Living Life to the Full for Youth equips youth and young adults with the skills they need to face challenges in life. The course is a variation of the standard Living Life to the Full course, adapted in consultation with a diverse group of youth from British Columbia. The course includes fun activities and group challenges to help youth practice and develop their skills.

Living Life to the Full is an eight-week, group based mental health promotion course. Living Life to the Full helps people make a difference to their lives in eight enjoyable 90-minute sessions – taking place at the same time, once per week. Course content and materials are practical and easily applied to everyday life situations. These sessions will be for Métis youth navigating stress, anxiety or just needing help in dealing with life’s challenges.

Please note that Living Life to the Full is not delivered by psychiatrists or psychologists, and is not intended to be medical or therapeutic intervention. 

Sessions will be delivered by certified Métis community facilitators and include a booklet, handouts and exercises to guide your learning. These courses will be delivered virtually over Zoom. Each course will have up to 20 Métis youth participants.

This is part of a larger pilot project that MNBC’s Ministry of Mental Health and Addictions is working on, in partnership with the Canadian Mental Health Association. Following the completion of this series of courses, we will be working to develop a Métis-focused adaptation of the Living Life to the Full Program. Participants of this program will have the optional  opportunity to share their learnings with MNBC and CMHA, to support our Métis adaptation of this course.

If you have any questions, please contact MNBC’s Provincial Mental Health Coordinator, Jillian Jones, at jjones@mnbc.ca