Programs and Services Strengthening Families Together

Strengthening Families Together 

About Strengthening Families Together:

Strengthening Families Together (SFT) is a four week education and support group for family members and friends of individuals with serious and persistent mental illness. SFT provides mental health resources and information on the topics associated with daily living as well as the mental health recovery process.

Topics presented in group sessions include information about:
  • Schizophrenia and psychosis
  • Treatment options
  • Coping as a family
  • Mental health system and criminal justice system
  • Advocacy and support

How to get in touch: 

SFT is offered in various communities across the province. For more information about SFT in any of the regions listed below, please contact us through the corresponding telephone number or email; or check our events calendar for upcoming SFT events near you. 


SFT is $50.00 per participant.

SFT Online

For people in more remote areas of the province, or who cannot otherwise attend an SFT program, SSO now provides an online version of the course. Each session is live and interactive and is fully facilitated by a peer-supporter and/or mental health family worker.