FAME Support Groups in Greater Toronto Area and Peel Region
posted on August 9, 2017
Family Association for Mental Health Everywhere (FAME) is an orgization that supports those struggling with mental health issues and their families.
FAME offers a variety of different programs and services.
One of the things they offer are support groups.
“FAME offers free monthly support groups across the GTA and Peel Region. These groups are for family members and caregivers who provide support to individuals experiencing a mental health concern. Support groups are an excellent way for caregivers to practice self-care, share with and learn from others with similar experiences and build a supportive community. Groups are in a drop-in format and are facilitated by FAME staff.”
Click here to find a support group closest to you.
Strengthening Families Together (SFT) - Schizophrenia Society of Canada
Strengthening Families Together (SFT), developed by the Schizophrenia Society of Canada, is a four week education and support group for family members and friends of individuals with schizophrenia and other related disorders. "Topics presented in group sessions include information about: Schizophrenia and psychosis Treatment options Coping as a family Mental health system and criminal justice system Advocacy and support" You can either take this class in person or online (especially if you don't live nearby any of the locations). Click here for to find a class near you, as well as other workshops/classes.