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Institute for Advancements in Mental Health

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Service: Burlington Support Group

Contact Information
Toll Free Phone 1-855-449-9949
Crisis Phone 1-877-825-9011 (COAST)
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Primary Contact Marina Sue-Ping, Family Services Coordinator; Phone: 1-800-449-6367 ext 304; Email:
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Agency Information
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1979
Primary Executive Mary Alberti, Chief Executive Officer; Phone: 416-449-6830
Funding Fundraising ; Donations ; Fees - membership
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Helps members understand psychosis and schizophrenia as an illness, to be more aware of available facilities in the community, to keep abreast of research progress and to create public awareness 
Major services: 
IDEAS Group 
* a confidential small group meeting held monthly offering support to families who are caring for a loved one who has schizophrenia * speaker presents on a topic and then there is sharing between family members in a confidential setting 
* Strengthening Families Together 4-week course 
* presentations in the community 
* the Regional Office offers educational courses, public forums on various topics to do with mental health as well as related workshops
Hours Second Thu of each month, 7 pm at Joseph Brant Wellness House
Areas Served Burlington
Eligibility Friends and families of those who are managing under the effects of schizophrenia
Application Call for information
Languages English
Fees Membership
Site Information
Located In Community Burlington
Address & Map
Joseph Brant Wellness House (meeting location)
2160 Itabashi Way
Burlington, ON L7M 4J8
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Intersection Itabashi Way and Upper Middle Rd
Physical Access Fully Accessible - meeting location
Categories and Classification
HCSD Main Heading Mental Health / Addictions
HCSD Sub Heading Support Groups
Service Categories Caregiver Support Groups ~ Schizophrenia ; Family Psychoeducation ~ Schizophrenia

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