Family Education Series

Education Series for Families/Supporters of People With Mental Illness/Concurrent Disorders

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The Family Support and Involvement team at VCH is offering an 8-week psychoeducational program for family and friends of individuals who live with mental illness or concurrent disorders.  The group is co-facilitated by VCH Family Support and Involvement staff and a family member. The series will also feature guest presenters, such as health care providers from Vancouver Coastal Health, on various topics.

Topics include, but are not limited to:

  • Understanding and accessing mental health services
  • Tools for effective communication among family, service users and service providers
  • Family involvement in the circle of care
  • Information on mental health and concurrent disorders
  • Understanding medication
  • Family support and self-care

Date: October 9 to November 27, 2018 (Tuesday Nights)
Time:
6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Place: Evergreen Community Health Center, 3425 Crowley Dr., Vancouver

(a block South from the Joyce Skytrain Station)

 

This is a closed group; registration is required.

To register, please contact isabella.mori@vch.ca or 604 314-9032

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