Learn ways to better support your loved one and yourself from experts in the field of schizophrenia.
Our online educational speakers forum provides SSA family members and caregivers with the opportunity to hear doctors and other experts speak on important topics related to schizophrenia.
Because the program is run online with the presenter on live video chat, you can attend from wherever you are as long as you have an internet connection.
Questions will be taken throughout the forum. You can participate through instant messaging, via microphone, or with full video chat. You're free to choose whatever format feels most comfortable to you.
Navigating the Mental Health System
Date: Thursday, February 28, 2019
Educational Speaker: Ryan Bielby
Ryan is an Advocate Representative from the Office of the Alberta health Advocates that will be here to discuss issues of importance to families interacting with the mental health system. The discussion will include the application of the Mental Health Act and patient rights, navigating the mental health system, resources and accessing services. He will be discussing the role of Alberta’s Mental Health Patient Advocate and Health Advocate and through group discussion attempt to address concerns and questions regarding the health system and the complex navigation of complaints mechanisms.
Online Programming is funded by: