News & Events Events Regional Events Hamilton/Niagara Region 2017 Hope for Families - An Educational Series on Mental Illness and Recovery (1)
Topic: New Interventions and Medications for Psychosis
There are many challenges when faced with supporting a family member in their recovery journey. This presentation will provide an overview of new treatment interventions and new types of medications available to individuals who experience psychosis and strategies, insights and hope from the perspectives of a physician, family educator and a family member.
 
Date: Tuesday, June 20, 7:00 to 9:00 pm
 
Location:  St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton
                West 5th Campus, (level 1) Lower Auditorium
100 West 5th Street, Hamilton
 
Keynote Speakers:  Robert B. Zipursky MD FRCP
                                 Professor & Head, Schizophrenia Division
                                 Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences
                                 Michael G. DeGroote School of Medicine, McMaster University
 
                                Sara McAuley MSW, RSW
                                Family Educator – Youth Wellness Centre Mobile Team
                                Schizophrenia Society of Ontario
 
Panel Presentation and Q&A – Family members will share their personal stories along with strategies that worked and didn’t work for them when coping with interventions and medications related to psychosis.
 
RSVP:    hopeforfmailies17@gmail.com
 
Parking: $10 – cash only. Limited number of subsidized spots available. To obtain one please contact Fiona Wilson at 905 522-1155 Ext 36446

View the flyer here.
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