Free Seven-week family education course: for those with a family member or friend with mental illness

Every Thursday evening from March 28 to May 9, 2013
6:30 to 9:30 p.m.
Boardroom A123 (get directions)
Regional Mental Health Care London, 850 Highbury Ave. (get directions)

Do you have a family member or a friend with a mental illness and want to learn more about mental health? This course may be for you.

Experienced family members, individuals with lived mental health experience and professionals will speak on topics which include: Bipolar Disorder, Schizophrenia, Anxiety, Depression, Coping with Mental Illness, Communicating with your Loved One, Legal & Police Issues, Community Services, Medication and more.

Program goals:

  • To reduce family stress by developing coping strategies and familiarity with resources
  • To support family involvement in treatment through knowledge of mental illnesses and the mental health system
  • To improve communication among families, health care professionals and related community service providers

Contact Laurel Lamarre at 519 455-5110 ext. 47440 to register
Seats fill up fast, so register early

download the course poster for more information

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