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Resilience Workshop (Carion Fenn)

Online via Zoom (Zoom link will be emailed to you upon registration)
Monday, May 16th
6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Advanced registration required through the Carion Fenn Foundation online using the form below, via email at, or by phone at 289-923-8170. No charge.

Take part in the second annual Resilience Workshop with the Carion Fenn Foundation, featuring Maria James Shier and CMHA Durham. This workshop will be focusing on compassion, and learning how to recognize, build, or continue to build your resilience to be the best you.

The workshop will involve a presentation, a breakout session with our speakers, and a healing activity. Please join us and share this event so that others may receive needed support or information.

Registrants will receive a confirmation email with full details on how to join the workshop.

Presented in partnership with the Carion Fenn Foundation and the Municipality of Clarington.

For more information, please visit the Carion Fenn website.


  • 6:30 to 6:45 p.m.: Welcome & Greetings
  • 6:45 to 7:15 p.m.: Maria James Shier, Registered Nurse & Author     
  • 7:15 to 7:45 p.m.: CMHA Durham
  • 7:45 to 8:15 p.m.: Breakout Session with Marie James Shier CMHA Durham                        
  • 8:15 to 8:25 p.m.: Healing Activity with CMHA Durham
  • 8:25 to 8:30 p.m.: Closing   

Virtual Resilience Workshop poster.

About the Carion Fenn Foundation

The Carion Fenn Foundation is a Registered Charity established to provide support, education and resources to individuals impacted by Syringomyelia, Chiari Malformation, Mental Health, Chronic Diseases and Rare Diseases through a variety of health and wellness programs that are free to the public. Their programs include Kids Wellness Forum, Seniors Program, Mental Health Chat, Mental Health Symposium, Mental Health Forum, Resilience Workshop, Rare Disease Expo, Black Open Mic, Anti-Black Racism Forum, Carion Fenn Network (24 hours online support), Health 180 with Carion Fenn on Rogers TV Durham and more.

Their goal is to address the needs of individuals and ensure that no one who is impacted by the physical, emotional or social symptoms of chronic or rare diseases has to go through such devastating challenges alone. As a federal registered charity, they evaluate the needs of the community and implement our programs to support community members.

For more information, please visit the Carion Fenn website.


You may register in person at any branch, by phoning Member Services at 905-623-7322 x2712, or online using the form below.

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Monday, May 16, 2022 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm
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