Home

Welcome!

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.

Sign up for our monthly newsletter


It’s OK not to be OK

A guest blog from J-F. Claude, twitter.com/JFClaude Friends, Just over six years ago, I was diagnosed with a chronic illness. Not all that common, but not all that rare, this illness will strike up to 6% of the population at some point in their lifetime. Or roughly 2.2 million Canadians.

March 22nd, 2019|

What Lies Ahead

He brushes past you with a sneer. You sigh, hoping his mood will improve. You’ve noticed he spends more and more time alone. You tell yourself it’s a phase. You went through that yourself at his age. The bright, energetic, loving son you once knew will someday return. He keeps

February 11th, 2019|
Load More Posts