Supporting those affected by schizophrenia as they lead fulfilling and meaningful lives. 

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The excitement is building for…
The Schizophrenia Society of Alberta’s (SSA’s) first annual Strides of Hope walk!

World Schizophrenia Day – Strides of Hope
On World Schizophrenia Day, the Schizophrenia Society of Alberta will be holding it’s very first Strides of Hope walk. Each branch will be hosting a one hour walk in their city to show support for all those affected by schizophrenia. Wear purple or white and join us to make our first Strides of Hope Walk a success!

“Mental Illness is not a choice, but Hope is!”

Interview on the CHED Morning News

I Am Living with Schizophrenia

Coping with a new diagnosis or looking for support from someone who really understands?

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Someone I Care About Has Schizophrenia

You're not alone. SSA programming empowers you to better support your loved one and yourself.

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I Want to Learn More About Schizophrenia

Schizophrenia is a highly misunderstood disorder. Through community education, we plan to change that.

1 in 100

1 in 100 people are living with schizophrenia — around 34,000 Albertans.


SSA served over 34,000 individuals affected by schizophrenia this year.


Supportive employment for over 200 people living with schizophrenia.


This past year SSA presented to  359 community groups across Alberta.


Programs & services

We provide services and programming to empower those affected by schizophrenia through peer support, education, and supportive housing and employment. Many of our programs and services are available in person, over the phone, and online.