Family Information Group Sessions

Although we have arranged the following roster of topics, questions unrelated to these subjects are always welcome. Please note these sessions are offered in English only. 
Everyone is welcome - no need to pre-register

Date and Time

Tuesdays, October 1, November 5 and December 3, 2019
6:00 - 7:30 PM

FREE, open to the public & no need to register in advance!

TWO LOCATIONS: Ottawa and Pembroke (via Telemedicine)


Ottawa
The Royal, 1145 Carling Ave.
Rooms 1424 

Pembroke
These sessions are also available in Pembroke, via Telemedicine
Carefor Health and Community Services
425 Cecelia St., Pembroke
Lower Level, Room C

PLANNING FOR THE FUTURE

October 1, 2019
with Katrina Anders - Many caregivers express special concerns regarding the future and well-being of their loved one who is living with mental health challenges. Who will care for them? Will they be financially secure? Such questions are valid and will be addressed by Katrina Anders, an attorney who will present on wills, Henson trust, powers of attorney and other matters that one may want to consider when planning for the future.

BIPOLAR DISORDER: BEYOND THE FUNDAMENTALS

November 5, 2019
with Hayley Masterson - Your loved one has been given a diagnosis of bipolar disorder. Now what? Join us in our discussion on how you and your loved one can adapt to this “new normal”.

EMOTION REGULATION

December 3, 2019
with Ann-Marie O'Brien - Are you wondering how emotions play a role in our mental health, how we are occasionally more vulnerable to our emotions and how to manage emotions more effectively – please join us this evening to learn skills from a dialectical behaviour therapy perspective.

For more information
Name
Juliet Haynes
Name
John Phannenhour