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Food is Mood


Northern Initiative for Social Action (NISA) developed and hosts a food preparation program called Food is Mood. This nutrition-based program focuses on cooking healthy, budget-friendly meals and on the nutritional benefits of various ingredients. The Food is Mood program is partially funded (food and facilitator costs) by the Northeast LHIN through Living Healthy Northeast.

Meeting on a weekly basis, NISA members enjoy the social connection of cooking together in the community kitchen as well as being able to eat the meal together. The aim is to provide opportunities to develop basic cooking skills that include food selection and preparation while maintaining a healthy and balanced diet.

Located in downtown Sudbury, NISA services consumers/survivors - anyone who has used or is using mental health services, or self-identifies as having lived experience of mental illness.

Please contact NISA program coordinator for more information:

Tammy Armstrong | 705-222-6472 ext. 302

North Bay

People for Equal Partnership in Mental Health (PEP Place) has newly partnered with Living Healthy Northeast to host the Food is Mood Program.  Participants work with Jody - PEP Place's resident "chef " to have fun learning about how to enhance cooking skills and cook healthy receipts on a budget. Each series is 10-weeks (2 per week) and limited to 5 people per class. Registration is required.

Sessions are held at the North Bay Parry Sound Health Unit.

  • April 8, 2019 - June 12, 2019
  • June 17, 2019 - August 21, 2019
  • August 26, 2019 - October 30, 2019
  • November 4, 2019 - January 15, 2020
  • January 20, 2020 - March 25, 2020

Please contact PEP PLACE program manager for more information:

Arif Majeed | 705-494-4774 ext. 225

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