Mental Illness Support Workshop

Support for Families Dealing with Serious Mental Illness

Saturday Workshop
October 4, 2014

10:30am to 2:30pm
Bowen Island

This one-day workshop is designed for families who have a relative (a son, daughter, spouse, or parent) coping with mental illness.

The course is taught by family representatives of the North Shore Schizophrenia Society whose mission is to support family members in understanding and coping with mental illness in a loved one.

Topics covered include:

• Symptoms of the illnesses including anxiety, depression, bi-polar disorder and schizophrenia
• Dealing with crisis and finding community resources
• Understanding the brain
• Stages of emotional response
• Empathy and communication skills

Offered without charge
As class size is limited, please register a.s.a.p.

To register or for more information call Caring Circle at 604-947-9100
Or email

Presented by the North Shore Schizophrenia Society (click here for their website)