Family Advocacy

Families need support and resources to be effective advocates for a loved one.

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Advocating for your loved one

Advocacy is a powerful tool that can bring about positive change and support for individuals living with serious mental illnesses like schizophrenia.

At the BC Schizophrenia Society, we understand the challenges that families encounter when navigating the complexities of mental health care. We aim to empower families in becoming advocates for their loved ones living with schizophrenia. By providing resources, guidance, and a supportive community, families gain the knowledge and skills needed to advocate for the best possible care and outcomes for their loved ones.

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Family Resource

Obtaining and Providing Mental Health Information

Understanding the mental health system and your rights is important when you are providing or requesting information about your loved one. BCSS provides helpful resources for family and friends of people living with schizophrenia.