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Contact Information
Toll Free Phone 1-800-449-6367 ext 304
Support Line: 1-855-449-9949
E-Mail info@iamentalhealth.ca
Website www.iamentalhealth.ca/
Social Media Facebook Facebook: facebook.com/mentalhealthiam
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Twitter Twitter: twitter.com/MentalHealthIAM
Primary Contact Marina Sue-Ping, Family Services Coordinator
Alternate Contact Katelynn Spehar, Family Support Worker
Contact Form www.schizophrenia.on.ca/contact
Agency Information
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Primary Executive Mary Alberti, CEO
Alternate Executive Ania Jones, Manager, Communications, Public Relations & Marketing; Phone: 416-449-6830 ext 244; Email: ajones@iamentalhealth.ca
Funding Donations
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Offers family support and education to families and friends of those living with complex mental health needs in the community

Services include:
  • free virtual workshops Tuesday nights at 6pm * Go to www.iamentalhealth.ca/media-events/events
  • IDEAS family support group: confidential small group meetings held monthly offering support for families who are caring for a loved one who has a serious mental illness or lives with a substance use problem * held at Joseph Brant Wellness House, Board Room, 2160 Itabashi way, Burlington
  • Support line - staffed by a team of mental health counselors who provide individualized supportive counseling, system navigation, and customized information and education to caregivers, individuals living with chronic mental illness, contact: 1-855-449-9949 or www.iamentalhealth.ca/Find-Support/Individuals
  • 4-week course called Strengthening Families Together for families of individuals with a severe mental illness such as schizophrenia
  • Justice and Mental Health (JAMH): for families needing support when a loved one living with mental illness comes into contact with the law
  • discusses clinical treatment, provides information about the illness, and teaches skills that family members need to cope more effectively
  • public forums with guest speakers providing support and education for families of those with schizophrenia
  • advocacy in the community for services required by people with schizophrenia to live in the community
  • public awareness and education
  • raising funds for research into a cause and cure for schizophrenia
  • holds the annual Peace of Minds Walk in May and an annual Peace of Minds Yogathon in February
Hours Mon-Fri 9am-5pm
Areas Served Halton Region ; Peel Region
Boundaries Halton Region ; Peel Region
Eligibility No restrictions
Application Visit the website to download an application to mail or fax
Languages English
Site Information
Site Location Toronto
Located In Community Toronto
Address & Map
95 King St W, Suite 300
Toronto, M5C 1G4
 
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Physical Access Fully Accessible
Categories and Classification
HCSD Main Heading Emergency / Crisis ; Mental Health / Addictions
HCSD Sub Heading Distress Lines ; Distress Phone Lines ; Support Groups
Service Categories Condition Specific Mental Health Information/Education ~ Schizophrenia ; Mental Health Crisis Lines ; Mental Health Related Support Groups ~ Schizophrenia ; Specialized Information and Referral ~ Schizophrenia
Copyright
Copyright Information This listing is copyright © 2021 Home and Community Care Support Services Mississauga Halton

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