The Means to Cope


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Help to Find Help

Help to Find Help

Need to know how to find services in your area? Want to connect to a local BCSS family support educator? This tool will ask you some questions about your situation and help you find resources and information .

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Family Support and Education Calendar

Family Support and Education Calendar

Looking for a place to ask questions and talk with other people who care about someone with a mental illness? Welcome to our family calendar of support groups and events offered by BCSS and other BC mental health organizations to family and friends of persons with a mental illness.

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Funding announcement

On National Schizophrenia Day, Tuesday, May 24, Health Minister Terry Lake announced that the B.C. Ministry of Health will be providing B.C. Schizophrenia Society (BCSS) a total of $3 million funding over the next five years. This generous funding will help BCSS meet our mandate of providing support and education to families and their ill relatives suffering from schizophrenia and other serious mental illnesses; increase public awareness and understanding of mental illness; advocate on behalf of families and people with serious mental illness for improved services; and promote research into the causes, treatment, and ultimate cure of schizophrenia. [More]