Family and Caregiver Schizophrenia Discussion Forum

Strengthening Families Together - Free Educational Program for Families with Mental Illness


#1

This is from Canada’s Schizophrenia Society - but all the materials are available online for everyone so check it out. They used to use the “Family to Family program” that was, I believe, very similar to one used in NAMI - but this is a new program that replaced that program:

Here are the details:

Do you have a relative or friend with a serious mental illness? Strengthening Families Together is a free 10-session group for families and friends, which provides information, skill-building, and support.

YOU WILL LEARN:

The different types of mental illnesses
The medications and treatments for mental illness
How to cope with and support your loved one living with a mental illness
This program, developed by the Schizophrenia Society of Canada is now available, replacing the “Family to Family” program.

Course Outline:

http://www.bcss.org/programs/2007/05/strengthening-families-together/#Outline

Materials and Handouts:

http://www.bcss.org/programs/2007/05/strengthening-families-together/#materials


#2

Thank you…