Yarmouth Bipolar Disorder
& Schizophrenia Support Group
What can this support group do for you?
Joining this group as soon as
the diagnosis has been made is an important coping step. Sharing with
can decrease the feelings of isolation and helplessness. It is very important for the whole family
to understand the illness in order to better support the family member who is ill.
It is a place for:
a place to be grounded
The main goals of the group are:
provide emotional support and information to the families and those affected by the illnesses.
provide education and promote awareness about mental illnesses and help dispel myths and
that result in stigma.
New Attitudes is a public education group dedicated to decreasing the stigma
Citizens whose lives have been affected by mental illness speak openly and
about their experiences to community groups, students, etc.
The New Attitudes program began in 1997 with funding from the Community
Health Promotion Fund.
At present, New Attitudes is a free service available at your convenience.
Advance bookings are required.
SASI Shelburne Association Supporting Inclusion
Association Supporting Inclusion is a person centred organization committed to providing quality vocational and residential
programs and supports to individuals with developmental and physical disabilities and mental health difficulties.
view further information visit www.supportinginclusion.ca
What is Recovery, Int.
Int. is a self-help mental health program based on the ground breaking work of our founder a neuropsychiatrist, the late Abraham
A. Low, M.D. We are non-profit, non-sectarian and completely member managed. Recovery Inc., has been active since
1937 and we have groups meeting every week around the world.
In Nova Scotia:
Mondays at 7pm, 32 Cliff Street, (rear), corner of Cliff and Kirk Streets, go up the wheelchair ramp.
are not held on Mondays that are a holiday.
Contact: Dot 1-902-742-6335
For more information please visit: http://www.recovery-inc.org