Schizophrenia Society of NL

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18A and B UB, Waterford Site
Waterford Bridge Road
St. John’s, NL

Mailing Address:
48 Kenmount Road
PO Box 28029
St. John’s, NL
A1B 1X0

Tel: (709) 777-3335
Fax: (709) 777-3524

Email: info@ssnl.org
Website: http://www.ssnl.org/

Mandate:

To improve the quality of life for those affected by Schizophrenia and Psychosis through education, support programs, public policy and research

Target Population:

Individuals, Families and others affected by schizophrenia

Highlight of Programs / Services Offered:

  • Monthly Support Group meetings
  • Strengthening Families Together: A course for family members of people with serious mental illness, focusing on major psychiatric disorders
  • Partnership Education Program: This program is based on a personal story-telling model
  • Reach Out: A resource kit designed to increase awareness among students, teachers and counselors
  • Schizophrenia Awareness Days: Two-day education sessions for family members and caregivers on schizophrenia
  • Your Recovery Journey: A one day session facilitated by people in recovery who can give valuable information that will help any person with mental illness who would like to find support and explore different aspects of recovery