Compass Celebrates Its 35th Anniversary
On December 10, 2021, we marked our 35th anniversary. The virtual celebration gave staff, board members, and volunteers a chance to reminisce with a special anniversary video that shared past faces
and spaces.

As well, Guelph MP Lloyd Longfield and MPP Mike Schreiner shared their own videos congratulating us on our big day.

Click here to see the videos.
20 Signs Indicating You Might Benefit from Seeing a Therapist

If you've ever thought about seeing a therapist, you know that making your first appointment can feel like a big deal.

This article from Psychology Today provides 20 signs that indicate it might be time to schedule a session.
Tips for Dealing with Feelings of Isolation

Alicia Yon, Clinical Intern at Compass, shares helpful mental health tips and reminders for dealing with feelings of isolation. Click here to learn more.
Language Matters for People with Disabilities
Have you ever considered the alternate meaning abelist language might convey to people with disabilities?

Read this adapted excerpt from the essay “It’s Just a Figure of Speech” in “Tongues: On Longing and Belonging through Language,” and find out.
Monthly Donation Option Now Available

Donating just got more flexible, convenient, and effective! CanadaHelps recently expanded giving options to include both one-time and monthly donations.

Please donate to keep our Distress and LGBTQ+ Support Lines running. In 2021, we completed over 25,000 calls and helped save lives in Guelph-Wellington.

Here's what a recent donor had to say, "Thank you so much for the work this organization does. Your staff and volunteers help countless people, and it does not go unnoticed or unappreciated. Have a great year!"
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