There are some very helpful support groups and education groups in our community where you can increase your knowledge and feel supported. Below are some groups that may be beneficial for family members and friends supporting someone that is struggling.
General Mental Health Support Group
The 2nd Tuesday of the Month, 6:30 – 8:30pm
Grand River Hospital
835 King St W Room #F167 (near the mental health entrance)
For further questions call Heather Jennings 519-749-4300 ext 3615
Addiction and Mental Health Support Group (Concurrent Disorders)
The 4th Tuesday of the Month, 6:30 – 8:30pm
Grand River Hospital – Freeport Site, 3750 King St E., Room #1487, Grand River Terrace – 2nd floor.
For further questions please call Trish Benoit – 519-749-4300 ext. 2366
Cambridge Family & Friends Mental Health Support Group
c1st Tuesday of Every Month, 5:30-7:30pm
Community Outpatient Mental Healthm 700 Coronation Blvd, Cambridge ON
Call 519-621-2330 ext. 3326 for more information
Family Education Series
There is an informative eight-week educational series that runs each spring in the fall in K-W and Cambridge.
Topics include understanding and coping with mental health issues, communication and boundary setting, treatment options, substance use, legal issues, wellness planning, crisis prevention, supporting recovery, and taking care of yourself.
For more information, contact Laura McShane – 519-744-7645 ext. 3041