Contact Information
Office Phone 905-338-2112
Toll Free Phone 1-855-449-9949 (ATE)
1-877-825-9011 (COAST)
E-Mail asktheexpert@schizophrenia.on.ca
Website www.schizophrenia.on.ca
Social Media Facebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/SchizophreniaSocietyON
Instagram Instagram: www.instagram.com/schizophreniasocietyon/
Twitter Twitter: twitter.com/peace_of_minds
YouTube YouTube: www.youtube.com/channel/UCkBzLhZDF8i3WWmZM_5uvMw
Primary Contact Marina Sue-Ping, Community Engagement Coordinator; Email: msue-ping@schizophrenia.on.ca
Alternate Contact Katelynn Spehar, Family Support Worker
Agency Information
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Primary Executive Mary Alberti, CEO
Funding Donations
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Offers family support and education to families and friends of those living with schizophrenia in the community

Services include:
  • confidential small group meetings (group called IDEAS) held monthly offering support for families who are caring for a loved one who has a serious mental illness * held in Burlington
  • 4-week course called Strengthening Families Together (developed by the Schizophrenia Society of Canada) for families of individuals with a severe mental illness such as schizophrenia
  • 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
Fees Membership - annual fee
Site Information
Located In Community Oakville
Address & Map
235 Lakeshore Rd E, 2nd Floor
Oakville, ON L6J 7R4
Intersection Trafalgar Rd and Lakeshore Rd
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Categories and Classification
Main Category Emergency / Crisis ; Mental Health / Addictions
Secondary Category Distress Lines ; Distress Phone Lines ; Support Groups
Service Categories Condition Specific Mental Health Information/Education ~ Schizophrenia ; Mental Health Hotlines ~ Families/Friends of Mentally Ill ; Mental Health Related Support Groups ~ Schizophrenia ; Specialized Information and Referral ~ Schizophrenia

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