Our Education Programs

Family Support Group

Do you have a family member or friend who has a mental illness such as depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia or anxiety? Our support group for family members is a caring place where you can share your hopes, fears, experiences and knowledge with others who also support a loved one living with a mental illness. YOU ARE NOT ALONE.

We use the EFFT emotion coaching model.

Future dates: Tuesday August 28th, Tuesday September 25th, Tuesday October 23nd, Tuesday November 27th

There will be no support group in December.  

Time: 7:00 – 9:00 pm

Place: Room 300 of The People Place, 3402 -27th Ave, Vernon
Press 3012 at the main door to be let in.

Families Coping with Mental Illness: A Learning Series

Do you have a relative or close friend with a serious mental illness? This free 6 module series offers support, tools, and education about mental illness.

Kids In Control

Kids in Control offers free education and support to children between the ages of 8 and 13 years of age who have a parent living with mental illness.

Partnership Presentations

Personal perspectives on mental illness are shared by a person living with mental illness, a family member and a mental health service provider.


Our office has brochures and a lending library of books and videos relating to mental illness, mental health, and substance use/misuse. These items are available for families, people living with mental illness, professionals, and the general public.

Farm Friends

This program seeks to support families and individuals affected by mental illness and/or substance use issues in our community through small groups participating in gardening and interactive activities.

Not Sure Which Program Is Right For You?

Phone: 250-260-3233 or Email: manager@mifsc.ca