About the course
Are you coping with a mental illness of a family member?
Do you struggle with how to support your loved one?
Do you want to know how to support yourself, as a family member?
In this course, you will learn:
- An overview on mental illness including types, risk factors, and myths about mental illness.
- Practical skills to improve your ability to communicate with your family member.
- Setting limits and boundaries with family members.
- Stress- busting tips and coping skills to enhance your own mental wellness.
- Rights and responsibilities of persons living with a mental illness, family members, and professionals.
- How to support your family member through their personal recovery journey and how to get support for yourself, as a family member.
- Course Days: Tuesdays – 5:45 p.m. – 7:45 p.m.
- Course Start Date: October 17, 2017
- Course End Date: December 5, 2017
- Location: CMHA Manitoba and Winnipeg, 930 Portage Avenue – lower level
- Instructor: Deborah Kasner
CMHA Manitoba and Winnipeg would like to remind those who are registering for this course that it is intended for family members who are supporting a loved one with a mental health problem. In addition, the course is not intended for professional development. However, professionals supporting family members with a mental health problem are welcome to attend.
To register to receive information when future courses are scheduled, you can either call 982-6100 or e-mail us at: firstname.lastname@example.org
To be added to the wait list for the October 17, 2017 Mental Health Education for Families course, please fill out the form below: