Motivational Strategies Towards Treatment

Motivational Strategies Towards Treatment

Motivational Strategies Towards Treatment This 4-session workshop to help family members learn new sets of communication and problem-solving skills that are geared ultimately to improving their loved one’s adherence to medical treatment. Using a mix of education and experiential learning, family members will be guided how to use each of these effective techniques. Must register For training dates please consult...

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How to set Healthy Boundaries

How to set Healthy Boundaries

How to set Healthy Boundaries Come join a 6 session workshop focusing on defining your boundaries and exploring the blocks to limit setting. We discuss what is involved in developing an action plan, keeping your sanity and how to maintain the frame! We will explore these themes through several mediums. Come join the fun! Must register For training dates please consult...

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Holiday Celebration

Holiday Celebration

Come share an enjoyable moment with us Dear members, We are happy to invite you to the Friends for Mental Health Holiday Supper.  Please come by the office to buy your tickets. Maximum of two tickets per member. Hope to see you there. Wednesday December 6th at 6:30 pm Casa Grecque Reception Hall (Casa Reception) 13081 Boul Gouin O. Pierrefonds H8Z 1X1 Participation: 10$ (meal included, bring your own wine) *Membership must be up to...

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Conference/Webinar – Dr Pierre David

Conference/Webinar – Dr Pierre David

Borderline Personality Disorder: How families are affected and ways they can better help their loved ones by Dr. Pierre David  Tuesday, November 7th 2017, 7pm in French At the Beaconsfield’s library Dr.Pierre David is a psychiatrist and the Medical Director of the Relational and Personality Disorders Program at the Institut universitaire en santé mentale de Montréal (IUSMM), as well as  an Assistant Clinical Professor of the Faculty of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry at the University of Montreal. Call Friends for Mental Health to register (514) 636-6885 or by email: info@asmfmh.org If you cannot attend in person you can also watch this conference live online at:...

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Schizophrenia: Road to Recovery

Schizophrenia: Road to Recovery

Schizophrenia: Road to Recovery ($20 for materials)  • Greater understanding in order to better respond and prevent! • Being better equipped to better support This 11 week psychoeducational program on schizophrenia is specially adapted for families and responds to their current needs. This program allows for families to develop their adaptive skills so they can cope with the disease and possible crises caused by the acute phases of the illness. Workshop outline 1. What is Schizophrenia – An Introduction 2. Causes of Schizophrenia 3. Dual Diagnosis 4. Main Treatments of Schizophrenia 5. Navigating the Mental Health System 6. How Families are Affected 7. Development of Skills & Attitudes (part 1) – Relashionships /Communication 8. Development of Skills & Attitudes (part 2) – Crisis Intervention 9. Helping your Loved One – Warning Signs and Relapse 10. Law & Finances 11. Recovery & Advocacy Must register For training dates please consult...

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