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Spotlight on Support Groups

Did you know that AMI offers an average of eleven support groups every month? Our groups are open to caregivers, family and friends, and people who are struggling with mental health challenges. Most of our groups are held at 4333 Cote Ste. Catherine Road, but we also hold a support group …

We are on YouTube and SoundCloud

New ways to learn, available 24/7 As the world increasingly moves towards the internet, AMI-Quebec has begun a video and podcast series to provide valuable resources and information online. We’ve created a YouTube channel with a variety of videos including conversations with mental health specialists. Our video series includes a …

Annual Report 2017

Interested in a snapshot of AMI’s 2016-17 year? Check out our Annual Report! This is an overview of our programs and services over the past year and includes a special thanks to all our volunteers and donors. Please click HERE or on the image below to view AMI’s 2016-17 Annual Report.

The Recovery of Hope ~ The Hope of Recovery

Need help? Do you have a loved one who suffers from a mental illness? Are you confused? Overwhelmed? Unsure where to turn or what to do next? Having a loved one who suffers from a mental illness can be challenging. Here are some of the ways in which AMI-Québec can help you (please click on the links for more information): – Support Groups: Weekly sessions where confidential discussion and sharing are encouraged in a small group setting. – Workshops: One-time workshops to help you better cope with mental illness in your loved one or in yourself. – BPD and Hoard No More: intensive sessions–for families living with Borderline Personality Disorder, and …

Celebrate AMI’s 40th at our AGM!

The Board of Directors cordially invites all to attend The Annual General Meeting of AMI-Quebec Tuesday, June 13, 2017 7 pm Auditorium, Jewish General Hospital Institute of Community and Family Psychiatry 4333 …

We are looking for a Summer Student!

Thank you for your interest! We have received a large number of applications and the application process is now closed. We will be in touch soon with those candidates selected …

Important Support Group Announcement

Due to administrative changes at the Jewish General Hospital, our Monday night support groups now start at 6:30pm. Please don’t be late!  Why come to a support group?  AMI-Québec’s support groups …

Mindfulness: Learn to be happier

Would you like to be 10% happier, or perhaps even more? Join us to learn and practice mindfulness meditation. It’s a wonderful process originally developed by Dr. Kabat-Zinn to help people suffering …

Guide for Caregivers

If you have a loved one who is living with mental health challenges, this guide can help YOU!  The Mental Health Caregiver Guide was created to fill a gap in resources …

Men

There is a culture in our society that men have to be tough, have to be strong. This can lead to men not reaching out for help when a mental health issue may be present. Among Canadians of all ages, four of every five suicides are male, and an average of eight men take their lives each day. Here are some resources that are specifically for men. 

Introduction to Borderline Personality Disorder

Help if you have a loved one living with BPD This introductory session for caregivers will provide basic knowledge on Borderline Personality Disorder: what it is, what are some of the challenges, …

Happy Holidays!

The AMI office will be closed from December 24-January 8 inclusive. There will still be a support group on December 28th on the South Shore. If you want to leave a message, …

Free by phone: Anxiety Disorders

Thank you for your interest!  Click HERE for the recording of this teleworkshop on our SoundCloud channel.  Anxiety is something that affects many of us whether we realize it or not. To …

BPD Support Group

We are now holding monthly support groups for caregivers to people living with Borderline Personality Disorder. These are open-agenda sessions, where participants share their experiences. The goal is to validate …

Mindfulness: Learn to be happier

Would you like to learn to be 10% happier, or perhaps even more? Join us for a 2-hour introduction training in mindfulness. It’s a wonderful practice originally developed by Dr. …

Help us to help you!

As part of a new project, we are looking for YOUR questions. We will be putting together a video called Navigating the Healthcare System. We know that the healthcare system here …

Celebrate with us! Open House December 1

Mark your calendars! As you know, we moved into our new home in April. Now that we are comfortably settled and our programs are benefiting from a more flexible and …

Guide for Caregivers

If you have a loved one who is living with mental health challenges, this guide can help YOU!  The Mental Health Caregiver Guide was created to fill a gap in resources …

Mission

AMI-Québec, a grassroots organization, helps families cope with the effects of mental illness through support, education, information and advocacy. By raising public awareness, we help dispel the shame and stigma that too often surround mental illness.

AMI-Quebec News

Read more about AMI-Quebec news, announcements, and updates. The latest breaking news about our programs and services can be found here.

Guide for Caregivers

If you have a loved one who is living with mental health challenges, this guide can help YOU!  The Mental Health Caregiver Guide was created to fill a gap in resources …

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