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Mental Health & Addictions
Adult Community Services

FAMILY EDUCATION/SUPPORT

Phon Central Intake: 306-691-6464   

 

People with a Mental Illness do not live in isolation. Families and friends play a major role in supporting a person with a mental illness. Research shows that adults with a chronic illness do better when they have a strong support system.

 

• Acquired Brain Injury Partnership Program
• Approved Homes
• Connects Program
• Depot Clinic
• Detoxification
• Diversion/Discharge Support Programs
• Family Education/Support
• Recovery Program
• Residential Opportunities
• Shared Management Program





The Family Education and Support Workshop is a ten-week group facilitated by Connects staff and Recovery Program staff. It uses tools developed by Here to Help B.C. and will provide an overview of mental illness and substance abuse, the main features of illness management, basic communication skills and ideas to help families care for themselves. The group runs 1-2 times each year.


Access

Referrals are made through Centralized Intake at 306-691-6464. Clients may refer themselves or be referred by their physician or another agency.