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 counseling program, or HERE for our support groups (Family for family members, and Kaleidoscope for people with any mental illness).
For organizations that can provide more information on 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|
|PEPP-Montreal (Douglas Hospital)||514-888-4453||Early intervention psychosis treatment for 1st episodes in people 14-30 [E/F] (referral needed)||Montreal (Verdun)|
|Schizophrenia.com||Website||Info, resources, support and discussion forums for people living with schizophrenia and caregivers. [E]||Online|
|Schizophrenia24x7.ca||Website||Information for both caregivers and people living with schizophrenia [E]||Online|
|Schizophrenia Society of Canada||1-800-263-5545||Info, education, advocacy, support, referrals [E/F]||Canada|
|Schizophrenia Society of Ontario||1-800-449-6367||Support, information, resources, youth programs [E]||ON|
|Societé Quebecoise Schizophrenie||514-251-4125||Info, education, referrals, support activities for schizophrenia [F]||QC|
|Société Schizophrenie de Montéregie||450-677-4347||Information, events, and resources [F]||Montreal (Longueuil)|
|World Fellowship for Schizophrenia and Allied Disorders||Website||Global organization focusing on schizophrenia and allied disorders; information, stories, international resources [E/F/S]||Worldwide|