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Grief, loss and wellness supports for frontline workers, community peer supporters and community-facing management were launched in Spring 2021. Breakaway recognizes the many definitions of wellness we hold, and therefore includes practitioners from a wide variety of backgrounds and modalities.

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Free 1-1 support is available to workers and community members who provide support to communities that use drugs in so-called “Toronto”. Individuals are provided with 8 free sessions with the practitioner of their choice, and can be supported in accessing additional free sessions.

Modalities Provided:

  • Acupuncture, Cupping & Shiatsu

  • Massage

  • Psychotherapy

  • Expressive Arts Coaching

  • Sound Therapy

  • Grief & Loss Counselling

Group-Based Wellness Supports

Wellness nights for frontline workers and community responders continue to be held once a month for 2023. If you’d like to receive information about upcoming group/drop in wellness spaces for workers and community supporters (both online and in person), please ask to be added to be added to our mailing list by contacting the Program Coordinator at [email protected]

Wellness nights include body-based care, such as acupuncture, drum circles and sound baths, as well as a meal and as-needed counselling support.