Families Coping with Mental Illness:
A Learning Series
As family members, we have many unique challenges to face in supporting the ones we love. Come and find the support you deserve and the information that can help you through your personal journey.
Our new series, Families Coping with Mental Illness consists of 4 modules:
- Coping with Mental Illness as a Family
- What is Mental Illness?
- Understanding the Mental Health system in Vernon BC
- Mental Illness and Substance Use: Communication; Stigma; Advocacy
The series curriculum is adapted from BC Schizophrenia’s Family Series: Strengthening Families Together.
First module September 27th, from 6-8:30 pm. Modules will continue in October, November and January.
This series offers:
All modules include handouts, a Powerpoint presentation, community speakers, videos and interactive exercises.
There is an opportunity to ask questions related to your own personal family experience around mental illness and / or substance use issues and have your questions answered by a professional.
Families Coping with Mental Illness Series
Vernon Public Library — 2800 30th Ave.
From 6:30 – 8:30 pm
All Services and Programs Are Free
Not sure if a program is right for you?
Call us at 250-260-3233