Alternate Name CMHA ; F2F ; Family-to-Family Education Programs, Ontario ; NAMI ; National Alliance on Mental Illness
Location & Accessibility
Located In Community Ottawa
Address & Map
1355 Bank St
Ottawa, ON K1H 8K7
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Intersection Bank St and Riverside Dr
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Physical Access Fully Accessible
Parking Pay parking lot
Description and Services
Description (Service) Educational course for family, caregivers and friends of individuals living with mental illness * provides critical information and coping strategies, using presentations, discussions and exercises* class limited to 25 * 10 sessions of 2.5 hours, generally one evening a week * taught by trained family members of individuals living with mental illness 
Drop-in mutual support group for caregivers of a person with a mental illness is also available
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm, Sep-May * Mon-Fri 8 am-4 pm, Jun-Aug
Meetings Mutual support group third Thursday of the month 7 pm-8:30 pm at the Orléans United Church
Areas Served Ottawa
Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) and up 
Individuals 18 years and older * designed for loved ones of individuals living with a mental illness * the course is not appropriate for individuals living with a mental illness themselves
Application To register, call the office or send an email
Languages English - Course ; French - Bilingual volonteers available for support ; To have the course in French: call or email stating specifically the request
Fees None
Service Categories Caregiver/Care Receiver Support Groups ~ Families/Friends of Mentally Ill ; Family Psychoeducation
Waiting List Yes, at times
Contact Information
Office Phone 613-737-7791
Primary Contact Madeleine Bertrand, Director
Other Details
Established 1997
Funding Grants - Ministry of Health and Long Term Care ; Canadian Mental Health Association, Ottawa Branch
Print Material Brochure
Resources Website
Accreditation No

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