If you think you are experiencing symptoms of schizophrenia, seek out help today. If you are in immediate crisis, please call 9-1-1.
BC Schizophrenia Society, local mental health organizations and other partners offer a variety of programs, support groups, workshops, psychosocial education series, and information for families.
Help fund increased support and resources across B.C. for families affected by schizophrenia and other serious mental illness.
Through phone calls, emails and family meetings, BC Schizophrenia Society Regional Educators connected with families and individuals looking for help and assistance more than 68,600 times as they navigated the mental health system.
BC Schizophrenia Society made more than 600 presentations to nearly 45,500 people across the province. These presentations were made to schools, community groups, nursing students, justice workers, mental health workers, front line staff and many others.
BC Schizophrenia Society Regional Educators hosted 334 family support groups, connecting individuals and making it possible for people to provide each other with emotional support.
Approximately 735 people attended Strengthen Families Together Program Sessions across B.C. helping them better understand serious mental health illness and gain information as they continue along their journey of supporting their loved ones.
Clinical research fuels innovation and evolution in the platform of support available for patients with psychosis and psychosis-related disorders. Since 2002, The Medical Arts Health Research Group has committed to provide the most advanced medical opportunities to the residents of the Kootenays, Okanagan, Kamloops and Vancouver areas.
BC Schizophrenia Society has 25 Regional Educators and eight Branches throughout the province supporting families. Our Educators and Branches help families navigate the system, provide resources and education about schizophrenia, psychosis and severe mental illness.
Last year approximately 900 volunteers helped BCSS deliver programs, services, information and events. Without volunteers, BCSS would not be where it is today. Find an opportunity near you today.