See Spring Mental Wellness Coalition and its members would like to acknowledge the traditional ancestral unceded shared territory of the Songhees, Esquimalt and W̱SÁNEĆ peoples, on whose lands we live, work and play.

This Website is Currently Under Construction
New Phone: 236-638-5058

DYNAMIC RETHINKING

August 14 ~ KWENCH 2031 Store St ~ Drop In Basis

Join See Spring Mental Wellness Coalition For Intentional Conversations & Presentations With People Who Care 

  • 10  a.m. - 12 p.m. Community Round Table Discussion

 

  • 12 - 2 p.m. Effective & Compassionate Crisis Care Models Worldwide

  • 2 - 4 p.m. Mental Health Advocates & Guest Speakers featuring Kyle Fawkes, Rob Wipond & Shauneen Koch

  • 4 - 6 p.m. Climate Anxiety and community wellness among environmentalists in our region

  • 6 - 8 p.m. Student Mental Health,Q & A with our local experts, get tips to prepare for September, hear from Disability Rights Advisor Anne Turner

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Mission Statement

“See Spring Mental Wellness Coalition’s mission is to create healthy and supportive safe spaces for all.  We do this through peer support and advocacy for our community today and for future generations.”

Who We Are

See Spring was started by a group of Victoria area residents who saw a need for new Mental Health supports.  We are learning about the needs of our community and will make programs that work for us.

“Our version of Peer Support consists of ‘being with’.  We meet you on a level playing field.  We are not wiser or better or trying to fix you.  You are your own expert.  This is one of the reasons there is no interview process to access our services.  When we meet you we are not going to ask you about your medical diagnosis and history.  We are not going to ask who your doctors are. We are a group that welcomes anyone willing to help create safe spaces for people with mental wellness issues.  We welcome a diversity of opinions and do not pass judgment on people’s choices regarding medication, therapy, and wellness journey as a whole. We offer community and hope.  We are here to be with you, that is all.”

 

Although See Spring cares deeply about the following subjects, we are not service providers for the following;

 

~ Substance misuse 

~ Housing insecurity 

~ Employment assistance 

~ Government paperwork processors 

~ Legal advisers 

 

We recognize that these issues are important to our Community and support other organizations doing this work.

Lived Experience

Our members all have Lived Experience and know firsthand what works, what doesn’t, and what needs to change.  We also know how it feels to not receive the help we need.

We are currently  seeking funding for the following:

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We are fearless advocates in a
Social Reform Movement

We actively engage in systematic changes needed to ensure the Voices we represent are heard and protected.  We do not turn away from the suffering of our peers.