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Organization: Schizophrenia Society of Ontario - Halton/Peel Region - Burlington Support Group  
Phone Numbers: 905-338-2112
Toll-Free: 1-855-449-9949
Crisis: COAST 1-877-825-9011
Fax: 905-338-2113
235 Lakeshore Rd E, 2nd Fl
Oakville, ON
L6J 1H7
Intersection: Trafalgar Rd and Lakeshore Rd E
Location: Oakville (Old Oakville)
Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible    Wheelchair Accessible
Accessibility Notes: Elevator available
Hours: Mon-Fri 9am-5pm
Contacts: Marina Sue-Ping - Family and Community Coordinator
Service Description: Schizophrenia is a type of psychotic disorder that greatly alters how a person thinks, perceives, feels, and behaves. Delusions and hallucinations are common, especially those that produce the feeling of a loss of personal identity. Onset generally develops slowly over several months (or even years) and typically occurs during early adulthood or late adolescence. Early intervention is important for reducing treatment delays and optimizing chances for recovery

Support for people experiencing issues related to mood disorders * group assists with recovery by providing supportive discussions, education, advocacy, companionship, and referrals to appropriate community resources, services or programs

Services provided include:
  • ask the expert
  • cognitive behavioural therapy for psychosis training
  • strengthening families together
  • scholarship program
  • justice and mental health program
  • immigration support

Speaker's bureau - features speakers who are available to talk from their personal, lived experiences with mental illnesses

SFT on campus - a four-week education and support group offered at universities and colleges across Ontario for students who are family members and friends of individuals living with serious mental illness

Recovery in action - a five-week psychosocial education group for adults living with schizophrenia and other severe and chronic mental illness who are interested in optimizing their wellness and recovery

Sound off - a for-youth-by-youth social action and mobilization initiative that aims to break the silence surrounding mental health by bringing young people together to engage in conversation around how to strengthen Ontario’s responsiveness to youth and mental health issue

Fees: None
Application: Online application * completed form can be faxed to 416-449-8434 or returned to the head office by mail
Eligibility - Population(s) Served: People living with schizophrenia in Ontario
Languages: English
Area(s) Served:
Burlington, Halton Region, and Peel Region  
See Also: Diseases and Conditions Support Groups

This information was last completely updated on December 4, 2017

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Updated December 4, 2017
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