FAMIA Blog

Coping with COVID-19

Caring for someone with a serious mental is difficult at the best of times. Needless to say, the COVID-19 pandemic brings a new set of challenges. Here are some tips for family members in Alberta.

March 18th, 2020|0 Comments

New Year – New Hope?

Some important developments concerning Alberta’s approach to mental illness occurred in 2019. In June, the Alberta Ombudsman – concerned that five-year-old recommendations about Mental Health Review Panels hadn’t been implemented – released the report Treating

January 14th, 2020|0 Comments

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.

September 16th, 2019|0 Comments

Dealing with Forms

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

June 7th, 2019|1 Comment