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What is Mental Health Estrie?

A non-profit, community organization committed to helping English-speaking families of Estrie and surrounding area to manage the impact of mental illness. We provide support, information and education to family and friends, including individuals with a lived experience of mental illness.

We strive to eliminate the stigma surrounding mental illness by developing public awareness and work in partnership with professional health care and social service providers, and other community organizations, to promote services for mental illness.

Membership

Learn what our organization can do for you.

Resources

See what is available for you in our region.

Events

Meet new people and share your experience.

Your illness does not define you, your strength and courage does.

Help for families and individuals affected by mental ilness

When we or someone we love is diagnosed with a mental illness it can be a very confusing time for the individual, as well as their family and friends. Don’t suffer through this time alone.

  • Are you or someone you know coping with a mental illness?
  • Are words like: mania, psychosis, bipolar disorder or schizophrenia confusing to you?
  • Did you know there are other illnesses such as : anxiety / panic disorders, obsessive-compulsive disorders, eating disorders, personality disorders and others?
  • Feel like youre the only person in this situation?

When we or someone we love is diagnosed with a mental illness it can be a very confusing time for the individual, as well as their family and friends. Dont suffer through this time alone. Mental Health Estrie offers support, guidance and education to individuals coping with mental illness, as well as their family and friends.

Support groups provide an opportunity to share experiences and to support each other in an atmosphere of confidentiality and acceptance. People need to be able to share their personal stories. The benefits of sharing your story can help both you and someone else who is living a similar experience. Lift the clouds, break the isolation, and contact a support group.