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Supporting Patients by Family Education in Psychotic Illness: A Prospective Trial

Starting Feb. 2, 2023

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LEAP Training

Do you have a family member with a serious mental illness and isn’t willing to accept treatment? If so, then LEAP can help.

LEAP® (Listen-Empathize-Agree-Partner) courses are for family members or caregivers of someone experiencing psychosis (hallucinations and/or delusions) and isn’t aware of having a mental illness. Developed by Dr. Xavier Amador, author of I am not Sick, I don’t Need Help, LEAP can help improve or repair your relationship and get your loved one to accept treatment.

The next courses will be held:

  • Monday evenings November 7th-21st, 7:00PM to 9:00PM (Held via Zoom)
  • Saturday November 26th, 9:00AM to 3:30PM (Held at Prosper Place)

For more information or to register, please visit edmonton.cmha.ca/programs-services/leap

Note: these courses are limited to family members or other loved ones residing in Alberta. Training can also be arranged for health care professionals, law enforcement, or any other group that works with persons who have a serious mental illness. Please contact the LEAP trainer for more information.

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Do you have a family member with a serious mental illness and isn’t willing to accept treatment? If so, then LEAP can help.

LEAP® (Listen-Empathize-Agree-Partner) courses are for family members or caregivers of someone experiencing psychosis (hallucinations and/or delusions) and isn’t aware of having a mental illness. Developed by Dr. Xavier Amador, author of I am not Sick, I don’t Need Help, LEAP can help improve or repair your relationship and get your loved one to accept treatment.

The next courses will be held:

  • Monday evenings November 7th-21st, 7:00PM to 9:00PM (Held via Zoom)
  • Saturday November 26th, 9:00AM to 3:30PM (Held at Prosper Place)

For more information or to register, please visit edmonton.cmha.ca/programs-services/leap

Note: these courses are limited to family members or other loved ones residing in Alberta. Training can also be arranged for health care professionals, law enforcement, or any other group that works with persons who have a serious mental illness. Please contact the LEAP trainer for more information.

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