Schizophrenia affects mental processes such as thinking and judgment, sensory perception, and the ability to appropriately interpret and respond to situations. About one percent of the adult population has schizophrenia.
If you have a loved one who is suffering from schizophrenia, AMI-Quebec can help! Click HERE for information about our family counselling program, HERE for our workshops, or HERE for our support groups (Family and Friends for caregivers, or Kaleidoscope for people with any mental illness).
For organizations that can provide more information on and help for schizophrenia, please see below.
|L'Accolade Sante Mentale||450-699-7059|
|Counseling & support for caregivers, accompaniment [mostly F]||Montreal (Châteauguay & South Shore)|
|CAMH||Website||Downloadable manual/workbook: Supporting a Family Member with Schizophrenia [E]||Online|
|Le Centre de soutien en santé mentale - Montérégie||450-677-4347|
|Information, events, and resources [F]||Montreal (Longueuil)|
|PEPP-Montreal (Douglas Hospital)||514-888-4453||Early intervention psychosis treatment for 1st episodes in people 14-30 [E/F] (referral needed)||Montreal (Verdun)|
|Institute for Advancements in Mental Health||1-855-449-9949||Support, information, resources, youth programs [E]||ON|
|Schizophrenia.com||Website||Info, resources, support and discussion forums for people living with schizophrenia and caregivers. [E]||Online|
|Schizophrenia24x7.com||Website||Information for both caregivers and people living with schizophrenia [E]||Online|
|Schizophrenia Society of Canada||1-204-320-3188||Info, education, advocacy, support, referrals [E/F]||Canada|
|Societé Quebecoise Schizophrenie||514-251-4125|
|Info, education, referrals, support activities for schizophrenia [F]||QC|