Courage 2 Change was established in memory of Honey and Barry Sherman, and is made possible thanks to the generous support of the Aubrey & Marla Dan Foundation and The Azrieli Foundation and others.

Our Workshops

Our workshops are designed to provide educational and awareness programs in collaboration with wellness centres, clubs, and students on campus.

Explore our workshops:

Courage 2 Change takes a collaborative approach with our partners

We remain open to modifying these programs to best suit your needs. Contact us to help us best match a workshop with your needs.

Navigating Schools

Exam Stress

This talk discusses various strategies, habits and techniques to help you navigate intense feelings of stress during the midterm/exam season.


Discover new ways to recover from burnout, exhaustion, cynicism and inefficacy.

Surviving Grad School

A brief survival guide that will equip you with strategies to maintain mental wellness under the pressures unique to graduate school.

Exam Jam

A full day geared towards fostering mental wellness during exams. In addition to exam support, this day features expert nutritionists, fitness instructors, yoga class, meditations and more.


How to Support a Friend

Gain practical tools on how to best support a friend or peer that appears to be struggling.

Affirmative Consent

Understand what affirmative consent looks like. Know how to give it, and know how to get it.

Nurturing Interpersonal Relationships

Learn useful skills on how to create healthy boundaries, identify codependency and deal with roommate struggles.

Pandemic Care

Self Care and COVID-19

Discover ways to prioritize yourself and cope with the rapidly evolving circumstances of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Anxiety During Uncertain Times

Take hold of your mental wellness and discover tools to learn how to experience painful emotions during times of uncertainty.

Professional Development Topics

Depression, Self Harm and Anxiety

Learn how to self-identify red flags for various mental health issues such as depression, self harm and anxiety and how to utilize available resources.

More Feet on the Ground

In this CICMH certification course, learn how to recognize, respond and refer students experiencing mental health issues on campus. We encourage you to explore their website.

All Things Mental Health

Holistic Health

In an effort to look at the human experience as a whole, we will bring in experts to help our students understand the vital role that physical health plays in our mental well-being.

Mental Health Weekend

A weekend filled with programs that touch on a variety of topics related to mental health and wellness.
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Mental Health Check-In

Our mental health check-ins are open to all students and are conducted around particularly stressful times throughout the school year. 

Mental Health Support Group

In cultivating an open dialogue, this support group aims to provide students with a supportive environment to explore any personal experiences or emotions that they are confronting. Each week begins with a “check-in” with how their week has been going; covering positives, concerns or “issues” that they would like to address.

Dialectical Behavioural Therapy (DBT) Skills Group

DBT is a cognitive behavioural treatment developed by Marshall Linehan, PhD. This group teaches people DBT fundamentals to regulate their strong emotional responses through various learned skills. 

Educational Programming

Programming that includes discussions on a variety of topics pertaining to the student group.

Learning Resiliency

Problematic Substance and Process Use

This workshop supports students in understanding the connection between addiction and mental health. It engages them in an active discussion about process and substance use. We provide students with key information, local services, tools and strategies. Students will explore ways to seek the support they need in preventing substance abuse and reducing harms associated with overuse.

Curating a Positive Mindset

Explore how your mindset affects your mood, motivation and happiness and discover practical ways to bring more positivity to your life.

Balancing Productivity and Self-Care

Experience ways to make progress toward your goals without sacrificing your mental well-being. Discover strategies to help you accomplish more, manage your time effectively and self-motivate. 

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