Family Program: Finding Hope and Building Strength - Montague

Tuesday, October 10, 2017 - 7:00pm

Canadian Mental Health Association's Family Program: Finding Hope and Building Strength is a new support program for individuals who are caring for a loved one with a mental illness.

The Montague group will meet on Tuesdays from October 10 until  November 28. Weekly meetings are two hours from 7:00 to 9:00 pm.

About the Family Program

The Family Program is free and is organized as an eight week course with sessions once per week for 2 hours. The program was designed in 2017 by a team of CMHA staff, peer facilitators, and community experts. It is designed to be helpful, easy to understand, and engaging. Each week includes discussions, activities, and resources.

Week 1 to 4: How Do I Understand My Loved One's Illness?

Learn about the signs and symptoms of different mental illnesses, the various treatment options, and the community supports available for your loved one. Build skills around coping with a crisis, sharing your story, and de-escalation.

Week 5 to 8: What Is My Role In Recovery?

Learn about the aspect of the recovery process for you and your loved one, including medications, therapies, and lifestyle choices. Build skills to support yourself and your loved one such as self-care, communication, problem-solving, navigation, and advocacy.

Facilitators

All trained facilitators are volunteers who are trained to deliver the program. Facilitators also have a loved one with a mental illness.

Registration

You must register in advance to participate. Call now to register as space is limited.

Contact:

Tayte Willows
Canadian Mental Health Association, PEI
Call: (902) 628-1648
Email: t.willows@chma.pe.ca

The Family Program is offered in partnership with the PEI Department of Health and Wellness

 

 

Tuesday, October 10, 2017 - 7:00pm
CMHA Montague
Montague
Montague, PE C0A 1R0
Canada
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General Inquiries

Department of Health and Wellness
4th Floor North, Shaw Building
105 Rochford Street
Charlottetown, PE   C1A 7N8

Phone: (902) 368-6414
Fax: (902) 368-4121

healthweb@gov.pe.ca

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