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The Family Council strengthens and supports families affected by addiction and mental health issues.

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Mental Health or Addictions websites

Interview on CNN "How to help a mentally ill child"
http://www.peteearley.com/2011/01/16/ill-be-on-cnn-sunday-discussing-mental- health/#

North American Society for Childhood Onset Schizophrenia
http://www.nascos.org/home/

Family Dentists Mckenzie Towne
http://friendsandfamilydentalhealth.com/mckenzie-towne/

British Columbia Schizophrenia Society
http://www.bcss.org/

European Federation of Associations of Families with Mental Illness
http://www.eufami.org/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=51&Itemid=75

Here to Help: Information you can trust
http://www.heretohelp.bc.ca

Canadian Mental Health Association
http://www.toronto.cmha.ca/

Family Mental Health Initiative of Simcoe County
http://www.fmhi.ca/

Family Outreach and Response Program
http://www.familymentalhealthrecovery.org/

One minute trailer for a documentary film of three artists living with schizophrenia.
(Scroll down to click on the video.)
http://www.bridgeross.com/thebrush.html

Information/Privacy Commissioner Ontario
http://www.ipc.on.ca/english/Home-Page/

Lifelines of Eastern Ontario
http://www.pleo.on.ca/pleo.htm

National Network of Adult and Adolescent Children who have a mentally ill Parent
http://nnaami.org/ Parents'

National Alliance on Mental Illness
http://www.namiontario.ca/

Sea to Sky Peer Support Program
http://www.vch.ca/mentalhealth/peersupport.htm

Family Support Program
http://www.wotch.org/family-support/index.php

Krasman Centre
http://krasmancentre.com/

Toronto Schizophrenia Peer Support Group
http://www.thesecrethandshake.ca

F.A.M.E Family Association for Mental Health Everywhere
http://www.fameforfamilies.com/

Mood Disorders Association of Ontario
http://www.mooddisorders.on.ca/

Friends for Mental Health West Island
http://www.asmfmh.org/html/english/index.html

Support groups at CAMH for families and friends
http://www.camh.net/Care_Treatment/Resources_clients_families_
friends/support_groups_families_friends.html

 

 

 

Newspaper articles, videos, etc.

Inspiring CBC Radio broadcasts! http://www.cbc.ca/thecurrent/episode/2011/01/07/mental-health---guest-host-steven-page/
Steven Page, Kurt Vonnegut and others talk about their recovery from mental illness

A heart-felt story of one family's dealing with mental illness in a talented son.
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For information on the Disability Tax Credit (DTC), the Registered Disability Savings Plan (RDSP), and other related Disability Tax Credit information, please visit the Canada Revenue Agency's Web site for 'Persons with Disabilities'
http://www.cra-arc.gc.ca/tx/ndvdls/sgmnts/dsblts/menu-eng.html

Globe and Mail Articles on Mental Illness

MPs urge serious money to keep ill people out of prison...
Robert Springer spent a month in the Don Jail before being recognized as having a mental illness. Others were not so lucky.

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/politics/mps-urge-serious-money-for-mental-health-to-keep-ill-people-out-of-prison/article1838045/

The pain has gotten too great
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/breakdown/
Shock treatments saved my life
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/life/facts-and-arguments/shock-treatments-saved-my-life/article1660852/

My deep, dark secret
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/life/facts-and-arguments/my-deep-dark-secret/article1574804/
Article by André Picard
Patients' Rights Frustrate Families

QOL Summary Report: As defined by people living with schizophrenia & their families
http://www.schizophrenia.ca/QualityLife.htm