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Organization: Schizophrenia Society of Ontario - Halton Region - Burlington Support Group  
Phone Numbers: 905-338-2112
Toll-Free: 1-855-449-9949
Crisis: COAST 1-877-825-9011
Fax: 905-338-2113
Email: msue-ping@schizophrenia.on.ca
Website: www.schizophrenia.on.ca/Media/Events/Regional-Even...
Address:
465 Morden Rd, Suite 200
Oakville, ON
L6K 3W6
Street Address:
Joseph Brant Wellness House
2160 Itabashi Way
Burlington
 
Intersection: Upper Middle Rd and Appleby Line
Location: Burlington (Tansley Woods)
Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible    Wheelchair Accessible
Hours: Mon-Fri 9am-5pm
Public Contacts: Marina Sue-Ping - Community and Engagement Coordinator
Service Description: Support for people experiencing issues related to mood disorders * group assists with recovery by providing supportive discussions, education, advocacy, companionship, and referrals to appropriate community resources, services or programs

Services provided include:
  • ask the expert
  • cognitive behavioural therapy for psychosis training
  • strengthening families together
  • scholarship program
  • justice and mental health program

Speaker's bureau - features speakers who are available to talk from their personal, lived experiences with mental illnesses

SFT on campus - a four-week education and support group offered at universities and colleges across Ontario for students who are family members and friends of individuals living with serious mental illness

Recovery in action - a five-week psychosocial education group for adults living with schizophrenia and other severe and chronic mental illness who are interested in optimizing their wellness and recovery

Fees: None
Application: Online application * completed form can be faxed to 416-449-8434 or returned to the head office by mail
Eligibility / Target Population: People living with schizophrenia
Languages: English
Area Served:
Burlington, Halton Region, and Peel Region  
See Also: Diseases and Conditions Support Groups
Schizophrenia

This information was last completely updated on September 21, 2018

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Updated September 21, 2018
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"About Us"
Schizophrenia is a type of psychotic disorder that greatly alters how a person thinks, perceives, feels, and behaves
Delusions and hallucinations are common, especially those that produce the feeling of a loss of personal identity
Onset generally develops slowly over several months (or even years) and typically occurs during early adulthood or late adolescence
Early intervention is important for reducing treatment delays and optimizing chances for recovery