When a situation has you confused, worried, scared, or just plain exhausted, SOS-Famille can help.
Please note: most counselling appointments are done by phone or Google Meet. In-person meetings may be available upon request.
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Do you have a relative or friend suffering from mental illness? Are you burdened with worry, confusion and anger? AMI-Quebec can help. We offer FREE support and information to help you navigate through difficult times and find ways to improve your situation. Sometimes a support group is the right venue to share your experience and get support; at other times a specific workshop can help. Yet there may be times when individual attention in a counselling setting could be best.
The range of problems people need help with is all too familiar. How to handle the fear a crisis situation can cause; whether it will help or hurt for a hospitalized relative to move back home after discharge; how to reclaim control over one’s life and still be caring and supportive. Behaviour difficulties, communication breakdowns, and exhaustion top the list of family challenges.
Please note that this program is for family and friends of someone living with a mental illness, not for individuals with a mental illness themselves. (If you are struggling with a mental illness yourself, please click here or call us at 514-486-1448 and we will guide you to an appropriate resource.)
An assessment over the telephone will help determine if SOS-Famille could help with your situation. Currently, our sessions are happening online via Google Meet, so it’s easy to attend whether you live in the Montreal area or not. (Please note that if we call you, the area code displayed may be from outside Quebec.) SOS-Famille is available across Quebec, but we can also help English-speaking family members from outside Quebec who have a loved one who lives here.
To assess the best course of action for your situation, or for more information, please call 514-486-1448 (1-877-303-0264 outside Montreal) or complete the form below.
Remember! This program is for family and friends of someone living with a mental illness, not for individuals with a mental illness themselves. (If you are struggling with a mental illness yourself, call us at 514-486-1448 and we will guide you to an appropriate resource.)
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