Families supporting Adults with Mental Illness in Alberta (FAMI-Alberta) is a grassroots movement that aims to fill gaps in service and advocate for improved treatment for family members who live with serious mental illness. We’re currently focused in the Edmonton region, but are happy to hear from families across Alberta.

Love You Forever 7

This workshop is for family, friends and professionals who support adults living with serious mental illness, including those new to this journey. November 2, 2019 from 8:45 am to 3:30 pm

LEAP Training

Do you have a family member or friend who isn’t aware of their serious mental illness and who refuses treatment? We’re offering free courses in Edmonton this fall.


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A Matter of Perspective

A couple’s romantic stroll is interrupted when they encounter a dirty, ragged homeless man rocking back and forth on the sidewalk muttering random words. They wonder why someone doesn’t do something about such disgusting people. Across town the homeless man’s parents return home after another fruitless day spent searching for

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Forms! Drudgery that no one looks forward to. An inconvenient task to be dispensed with quickly so one can move on to more important things. An annoying part of any job to be avoided whenever possible. Forms are complicated and time-consuming. Just the thought of them provokes a groan, and

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