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Become a BFYM Ambassador

Our Befriend Your Mind ambassadors learn to:

  • Acquire new skills in group facilitation
  • Discover how to best manage your stress and emotions
  • Support your mental health
  • Improve interpersonal skills
  • Help others feel connected
  • Work together to inspire a better world

Our Training

Upon completion of a short training course either in person or online, you become an accredited BFYM Ambassador and receive your Ambassador badge enabling you to begin facilitating BFYM Circles. As a BFYM Ambassador you are also listed in our network and invited to advertise your events and collaborations with other organizations.
As a member and BFYM Ambassador you have unlimited access to a library of online resources as well as private access to customized and themed resources to facilitate your circles. You will find ongoing support and encouragement from within the community, from fellow BFYM Ambassadors and from the BFYM Youth Committee.

Become a BYFM Facilitator

2-day Training Course in-person or online

You are an educator, teacher, health professional working with teenagers or young adults. You would like to train to facilitate BFYM Circles.

Follow this link to register for our upcoming 2-day online training course.

Once you are an accredited BFYM Facilitator and would like to become an Eco-Facilitator or a P.E.A.C.E ® Mindfulness-based Instructor follow this link for more information and to register for an upcoming training course.


Campus/ Secondary schools

Do you want to build a community of BFYM Ambassadors for your school or institution?

How to facilitate a BFYM Circle Training

  • 1 day in-person Group training of student volunteers and/or teaching staff
  • 2 half days (or 3X2H) in-person or online Group practice and feedback; giving referrals, challenges and supervision
  • Trained BFYM Facilitators begin to lead circles in-person or online
  • Ongoing: Peer to peer supervision, BFYM Network, access to private membership and resources

Contact us here for more information, pricing, training schedules.