Health and Wellness Series: The Canadian Mental Health Association will host weekly workshops every Wednesday in August, 7 p.m., at John Braith-waite Community Centre. By donation. Schedule: Aug. 3, Understanding Dementia with Kerri Sutherland, support and education co-ordinator at the Alzheimer Resource Centre; Aug. 10, When Perfect Isn't Good Enough with counsellor Ina Stockausen. Info: 6049876959 or www.northwestvancouver.cmha.bc.ca.
Exploring Trauma Through Art Group: A free group for women with a history of trauma will run Mondays, Sept. 12 to Nov. 28 at Family Services of the North Shore, 101-255 West First St., North Vancouver. Participants must have a one-on-one counsellor outside of the group and complete an individual interview as soon as possible. Registration: 604-988-5281, ext. 202.
Arthritis Support/Motivational Group meets the first Tuesday of each month, 7 p.m. at John Braithwaite Community Centre, 145 West First St., North Vancouver. Learn tips and tricks for living well with arthritis. New members welcome. Info: Paulette at 6049833429 or firstname.lastname@example.org.