Teen Talk: Grief & CancerFree
About this course
Teen Talk: Grief & Cancer is an 8-week support group for teens whose lives have been impacted by cancer. The program has been adapted to connect teens virtually to support one another and develop coping strategies. Providing a supportive environment the group helps youth find their own unique voice and develop positive peer relationships. This program is designed for teens ages 13 – 18 whose friends and family members have died from cancer.
Spring 2023: Tuesday, April 18- June 6, 7:00-8:30 pm- Registration for this session closes on March 17, 2023.
Fall 2023: Tuesday, October 3- November 21, 7:00-8:30 pm
Winter 2024: Tuesday, January 16 – March 5, 7:00-8:30 pm
Spring 2024: Tuesday, April 16- June 4, 7:00-8:30 pm
How to prepare
All virtual support groups require intake and a Zoom meeting with a GCGT program staff prior to your first attendance.
Our support groups are being offered virtually at this time. The following is required to participate:
- Computer, phone or tablet with a camera
- Internet connection
- A private room without distraction
Gilda’s Club Greater Toronto offers 8-week support groups three times a year. Our support groups are run by mental health professionals who have a strong understanding of the unique needs of individuals who have been impacted by cancer.
Support groups are not operated on a drop-in basis. We encourage commitment to the entire 8-week. A commitment to the group helps to build community and allows for topics and conversations to be built on week by week.
How do I attend?
If you would like to attend a support group an intake and new member meeting is required. You can start the process by filling out a membership inquiry form.
A Gilda’s Toronto Program staff member will call you to complete an intake and schedule a new member meeting with you.
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