Friends and neighbours (FAN) club

The Grey Bruce Friends and Neighbours (FAN) Club program is a children’s mental health awareness program for children ages 4 to 11 using child-sized hand and rod puppets to discuss social issues affecting them. It has been providing presentations as a program of CMHA Grey Bruce since 2003.  The program reaches over 10,000 children and students each year.  Some of the topics discussed are dealing with feelings, dealing with anger, dealing with change, coping with bullies, peer pressure, disclosure and self-esteem.