Families supporting Adults with Mental Illness in Alberta (FAMI-Alberta) is a grassroots community of volunteers who provide education, support and advocacy for families supporting loved ones living with serious mental illness. We’re currently focused in the Edmonton region, but are happy to hear from families across Alberta.

Do you have a family member or friend who isn’t aware of their serious mental illness and who refuses treatment?

We’re offering courses on how to help.

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Finding appropriate housing for a loved one with mental illness can be a daunting task. We have housing information from Alberta Health Services (AHS), Canadian Mental Health Association Edmonton (CMHA-ER), and Homeward Trust Edmonton.

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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

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