Campbell River

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Campbell River has branch with staff that can help you:
Robyn Ellsworth – Coordinator
CRB – BC Schizophrenia Society
850E – 12th Avenue, Campbell River, BC
Phone: (250) 914-3059 Fax: (250) 914-3061
Office hours: Tues 1-5 p.m., Fri 10:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
BC Schizophrenia Society – Campbell River Branch

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Brainstormers Puppeteers

BCSS Campbell River has a fun, educational puppet program for Grades 3-5 to educate children about mental illnesses. The program gives them accurate information and dispels the myths and misunderstandings about mental illness The group has two plays they perform called Brother Where Are You? and Helping Hailey.

Schizophrenia Awareness Day

Every year on the 24th of May we want to paint the country purple! We ask that you wear purple to show unity in bringing awareness to schizophrenia, and to show support for those affected by the illness.

Local referral and support

Do you have a family member with a mental illness? Are you wondering what services are available for serious mental illness in your community and how to access them? Need help figuring out what to do? BCSS can help. We have staff and volunteers in locations near you who can talk to you about your options and help you get connected. Call us at 604-270-7841 or 1-888-888-0029 email the educator nearest you.

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Campbell River – Strengthening Families Together Course

The Campbell River Branch of the BC Schizophrenia Society runs a Strengthening Families Course each spring and fall. The course is free and provides information for families on mental illness. More information on the course is available here.

Calendar of training, support and other events in BC

Our online calendar at contains support groups, training and events for people with a mental illness and their family and supporters.

Online Support Groups for Family / Supporters

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Strengthening Families Together – 10 session group for family and friends

Do you have a relative or friend with a serious mental illness? Strengthening Families Together is a 10-session group for families and friends, which provides information, skill-building, and support. Offered throughout B.C. in spring and fall.