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

Mental Health or Addictions websites   *   Newspaper articles, videos, etc.

Mental Health or Addictions websites

Interview on CNN "How to help a mentally ill child" health/#

North American Society for Childhood Onset Schizophrenia

British Columbia Schizophrenia Society

European Federation of Associations of Families with Mental Illness

Here to Help: Information you can trust

Canadian Mental Health Association

Family Mental Health Initiative of Simcoe County

Family Outreach and Response Program

One minute trailer for a documentary film of three artists living with schizophrenia.
(Scroll down to click on the video.)

Information/Privacy Commissioner Ontario

Lifelines of Eastern Ontario

National Network of Adult and Adolescent Children who have a mentally ill Parent Parents'

National Alliance on Mental Illness

Sea to Sky Peer Support Program

Family Support Program

Krasman Centre

Toronto Schizophrenia Peer Support Group

F.A.M.E Family Association for Mental Health Everywhere

Mood Disorders Association of Ontario

Friends for Mental Health West Island

Support groups at CAMH for families and friends




Newspaper articles, videos, etc.

Inspiring CBC Radio broadcasts!
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.

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'

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.

The pain has gotten too great
Shock treatments saved my life

My deep, dark secret
Article by André Picard
Patients' Rights Frustrate Families

QOL Summary Report: As defined by people living with schizophrenia & their families