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Strengthening Families – Saskatoon

Strengthening Families Together is now being offered in Saskatoon.

The group will run from February 20 to April 17, every Wednesday from 5:30 – 7:00 PM.

Strengthening Families Together is a 10-session national education program launched by our schizophrenia association, for family members and friends of individuals with serious and persistent mental illnesses.

The goal of Strengthening Families Together is to provide mental health resources and information on the topics associated with living daily with a mental illness and the mental health recovery process, for families and friends of individuals with schizophrenia and other related disorders.

Topics presented include:

  • Schizophrenia and mood disorders
  • Mental illness, addictions and the criminal justice system
  • Treatment options
  • Living with mental illness
  • Understanding the mental health system
  • Coping as a family
  • Advocacy and support

For more information or to register, call Gloria at 306-374-2224.

Media Release

January 21st, 2019 The Schizophrenia Society of Saskatchewan News Release The Schizophrenia Society of Saskatchewan congratulates Bell Canada for once again sponsoring their Bell Let’s Talk Series which aims to bring attention to mental health issues and reduce the stigma. Bell Let’s Talk also raises millions of dollars for important mental health projects. We encourageContinue Reading

December 2018 Newsletter

Click here to read the December 2018 newsletter!

Myrtle Surjik

It is with great sadness that the Schizophrenia Society of Saskatchewan would like to bring to your attention of the passing of Myrtle Surjik in December. Myrtle was a founding member of the SSS and a past president. She was tireless champion for families and persons with mental illness. It probably does not appear inContinue Reading

Save the Date 2019

Meet the Resident Psychiatrist

Meet the New Rural and Northern Partnership Coordinator

Sean Barschel is a University of Regina Graduate with a BSc Honours in Psychology. Born and raised in the province he has lived and worked here all his life and now he is working towards helping improve the rural component of the Partnership Program. Sean has volunteered and done paid work for a little over aContinue Reading

Meet the New Executive Director

The Schizophrenia Society of Saskatchewan has a new Executive Director, Dan Sherven. Here is Dan’s bio: “Dan is a long-term educator whose career as a teacher, in-school administrator, human resources manager and Assistant Director of Education spanned 37 years. He also spent 3 years working as an Operations Manager for a non-profit organization in theContinue Reading

Letter to the Minister of Health in regards to Cannabis

March 21, 2018 Honourable, Jim Reiter Minister of Health Government of Saskatchewan Dear Minister Reiter, I am writing on behalf of the Schizophrenia Society of Saskatchewan to express our concern regarding the upcoming legalization of cannabis in Canada. As a Society we recognize the medical benefit of cannabis, especially in the treatment of pain associatedContinue Reading

SSS Saskatoon Free Movie Night