Mental Health is Health

Connecting Hugs

Connecting hugs provides a safe space for women to share their mental health struggles without shame or judgment.

Contact Us
(705) 806-4686

Our Mission

We strive to be inclusive and to provide a safe, non-judgmental, supportive environment where all women can express themselves.

Our Vision

Contributing to a safe, non-judgemental world where mental illness can be discussed openly.


Past Events

A first annual Connecting Hugs event was held on May 14th, 2022, at Holiday Inn in Greater Sudbury, where women came together to share their stories.

At the second event at Bell Park on August 20th, 2022, everyone was invited to join Zumba, utilizing one of the most effective ways to deal with mental issues, exercise and connect with others.

Coming events

2nd Annual Event: July 15th, 2023


Kindly note:
This is not a site for personal disclosure of mental health distress, suicidal thoughts or behaviours. If you are in crisis, please call 911 or visit your nearest emergency department for assistance.