8th Mental Health Family Conference

Please join us for the 8th Mental Health Family Conference, WORKING TOGETHER FOR MENTAL HEALTH


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The goal of this conference is to promote awareness and understanding of mental illness and addiction and to promote family involvement in the Mental Health and Addiction System. It is sponsored by the Vancouver Family Advisory Committee, Vancouver Coastal Health, BC Schizophrenia Society, and Mood Disorders Association of BC. Everyone is invited to receive hopeful information from service providers, service users and ‘family’ that will help us all to navigate the path of recovery.
For details, please go to the Mood Disorders Association’s announcement of the family conference.

8th Annual Family Conference April 27, 2013


This year’s lineup includes:


  • Biochemistry to Belief: Biomedical and Psychological Intervention in Psychosis
    Mahesh Menon, PhD, R. Psych, UBC Dept. of Psychiatry
  • Living with Bipolar Disorder
    Natasha Tracy, Prominent Mental Health Blogger


  • Families Living in a Parallel World of Concurrent Disorders
  • Opportunities for Further Education
  • Best and Emerging Practices
  • Care for the Caregiver

Closing Session:

  • Family Perspectives

Conference Details:

  • Where: VGH Paetzold Theatre, 899 West 12th Avenue, Vancouver
  • When: 8:00 am – 4:30 pm, April 27, 2013
  • Tickets: $35 Individual, $60 Couples, $100 Family (some reduced rates also available)
  • Network lunch: $12 (must be pre-booked)
  • Limited seating, pre-registration required at www.annualfamilyconference.com

More Information:

Questions? Call the MDA at 604-873-0103.
For a PDF poster of this event, click here.
For a detailed conference programme, click here.

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