CARE – Community & Resiliency for our Healthcare Workers in Ontario 

A free mindfulness program for mental health generously made possible by the support of the Echo Foundation.

CARE is a six-week mental health and mindfulness program, designed for caregivers, front-line  and health-care workers, to help develop and sustain emotional well-being during these turbulent times.  The CARE mindfulness program will explore the model of empathy and cultivating healthy social connections and emotional regulation through mindfulness which creates optimum mental and physical wellbeing during this time of pandemic and beyond.

CARE is offered live online so you can attend the group from your home or work space. Each session will be 1 hour long, and delivered by a certified mindfulness facilitator. Participants have the option  to access daily drop-in support sessions that are 30 min to help them develop and maintain a regular mindfulness practice.

In this workshop participants will:

  • Learn coping skills and emotional regulation
  • Develop strategies to deal with difficult situations
  • Increase connection with others and reduce feelings of isolation

Who is this mindfulness workshop for:

This mindfulness program is geared toward caregivers, front-line staff and health-care workers who are dealing with the stressors and anxiety brought on by the challenges of Covid 19. Please register only if you are working on the front lines of healthcare, community care, mental health or support services.


Session 1: Wednesday, September 14, 2022 | 12:00pm – 1:00pm ET

Session 2: Wednesday, September 21, 2022 | 12:00pm – 1:00pm ET

Session 3: Wednesday, September 28, 2022 | 12:00pm – 1:00pm ET

Session 4: Wednesday, October 5, 2022 | 12:00pm – 1:00pm ET

Session 5: Wednesday, October 12, 2022 | 12:00pm – 1:00pm ET

Session 6: Wednesday, October 19, 2022 | 12:00pm – 1:00pm ET

Registration deadline is September 7, 2022. Registration may close earlier if the workshop is full.

Cost:  No Cost Where: ONLINE – Zoom for Health (link will be sent after registration)

Your trainer:  Blakie Sahay is a Registered Occupational Therapist, Psychotherapist, certified advanced facilitator of Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT) and certified facilitator of Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR), and Faculty Member, Centre for Mindfulness Studies.

If you have any questions about the training or registration, please email us at: