Wednesday, 24 September 2008

Why Wait for Wellness for youth/young adults - NO DEADLINE for sign up!!!




Hi all,

Why Wait for Wellness, a fitness and nutrition program for ages 16-25. This program is open to consumers who reside in Vancouver only, but they need not be clients of Vancouver Community Mental Health Services. This program will run until June/09 and there's no deadline for sign up. The attached flyer and registration form look better than the ones copied and pasted below, so if you are able to open attachments we recommend you use those.

Why Wait for Wellness!



What is it?

A fitness and nutrition program



For who?

Youth & young adults (16-25)

who have a mental illness



Vancouver Community Mental Health Services is pleased to offer

Why Wait for Wellness for individuals aged 16 to 25. This program provides the opportunity for participants to:



Get Active (try out the gym, weight training, yoga),



Get Together (learn more about nutrition at a monthly dinner)



Get the Goods (fitness passes and other goodies)



There is no cost to participate in this program









TO GET STARTED:

Complete the attached registration form

Fax: 604-435-5694, or

Mail to: Why Wait for Wellness Program, c/o Community Link

Program, 2610 Victoria Drive, Vancouver, BC V5N 4L2

Participants under the age of 19 must have the registration form
signed by a parent or guardian





For more info call 604-435-5677 Erin (Ext.343) or Rebecca (Ext.342)



We're now up and running with:
Weekly gym orientation (Mt. Pleasant Community Centre)
Weekly yoga class at UnitYoga (Commercial/Broadway)

1st week of October start:
Weekly group workouts (Mt. Pleasant)

2nd week of October start:
Monthly dinner/nutrition night (Rhizome Cafe)

For more information, please contact:
Erin Goodman, OT
Community Link Program, VCH
(604) 435-5677 Ext. 343


Why Wait for Wellness!



A fitness and nutrition program for youth and young adults (16-25) who have a mental illness



Registration Form



Name (Please Print): _____________________________ Age: _________



Address: нннннн_____________________________________________________



Email:____________________________________________________ннн_н____

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How did you hear about the Why Wait for Wellness program?



______________________________________________________________



EMERGENCY CONTACT:



Name (Please Print): ____________________________________________



Relationship: ______________ Day/Evening Phone: ___________________



PARENT/GUARDIAN CONSENT

(Required for participants under age 19)



Please be advised that _________________________, age _________ has registered to attend the Why Wait for Wellness. The Vancouver Community Mental Health Services organise and run this program for young adults, ages 16 to 25 years, who are experiencing mental health issues. Your signature below indicates that you have been informed of and consent to your minor's (under age 19 years) participation. No minor will be allowed to participate without a signed consent form.



Parent/Guardian Signature: ____________________________________



Please return this form by fax: 604-435-5694, or mail: Why Wait for Wellness, c/o CLP, 2610 Victoria Drive, Vancouver, BC