A home cleaning service developed to improve the emotional and physical well-being of people living with a mental illness. Referral required from case manager.Continue readingCleaning Service
PLEASE NOTE: Due to COVID-19, Family Support programs will be conducted via phone and online.
Our Wellness Webinars can be viewed here.
For more information, contact Jenn Millan at 250.260.3233 or email [email protected].
Having a family member with mental illness can be stressful, and the whole family can be affected by their loved one’s illness. Our family support services are here to help, free of charge.
“The Family Support Program at CMHA makes me feel heard. It is a place to go where I can learn to cope with my challenges around mental illness in my family.” – Susan
Family Support services are located at The People Place 300 – 3402 27th Avenue Vernon, BC.
Confident Parents: Thriving Kids is a family-focused phone-based coaching service effective in reducing mild to moderate behavioural problems and promoting healthy child development in children ages 3-12. Trained coaches empower parents and/or caregivers to learn effective skills and techniques that support social skills and cooperation in their child.Continue readingConfident Parents: Thriving Kids
Due to COVID-19 our Families Coping with Mental Illness series will be presented online as WELLNESS WEBINARS. As family members, we have many unique challenges to face in supporting the ones we love. Come and find the support you deserve and the information that can help you through your personal journey. Our new series, Families Coping with […]Continue readingFamilies Coping with Mental Illness Series
Do you have a family member or friend who has a mental illness such as depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia or anxiety? Our support group for family members is a safe, caring place where you can share your hopes, fears, experiences and knowledge with others who also support a loved one living with a mental illness. […]Continue readingFamily Support Group
Kids in Control offers free education and support to children between 8 and 13 years of age, who have a parent living with mental illness. This program is prevention-focused and aims to foster resilience. Children and youth are provided with opportunities to practice healthy coping strategies, provided knowledge about mental illness and connect with peers […]Continue readingKids in Control
Due to COVID-19, Family Support programs will be conducted via phone and online. It’s natural to feel many different emotions when a loved one is diagnosed with a mental illness. We are here to listen and provide you with non-judgmental support and resources. Drop-in hours: Monday, Tuesday and Thursday 9 am – 12:30 pm or […]Continue readingOne to One Family Support
Partnership Education is a very personal and compelling presentation utilizing a panel of three people who offer their personal perspectives on mental illness from the point of view of a person living with a mental illness, a family member and a mental health service provider. The presentation also includes an overview of the major mental […]Continue readingPartnership Presentations
An 8-week group for people grieving the loss of someone who died by suicide. The focus of the support group is to better understand the uniqueness of grief and trauma associated with suicide. Losing a loved one to suicide can be one of the most traumatic and painful experiences of our lives. After a traumatic event […]Continue readingSuicide Grief Support Group