New Penticton program for families of those with mental illness

Image Credit: Shutterstock

The BC Schizophrenia Society is offering a 10-session education program for family members and friends of individuals who have mental illnesses.

The program has been revised for 2016, and aims to provide information on the topics associated with living daily with a mental illness. Families and friends need coping skills for their own well-being. 


Saturdays, 10am-3pm

October 29 to December 3

#118-246 Martin Street, Penticton (Mental Wellness Centre)

Lunch will be provided.

Offered with funding from Interior Health.

To register for next session, call 250-493-7338.

Dianna Gallagher (left) and Shar Froese discuss the mat Froese just gave Gallagher and challenges living on the street.
How a practical home-made gift is making nights a little easier for a homeless Kamloops woman
KAMLOOPS - Living on the streets of Kamloops for two months now, Diana Gallagher and her dog Rocky have been sleeping rough, in doorways, on cardboard and in shelters when she can swing it. And while it's not much, her situation just improved

Top News