Alberta OCD Foundation
Family (Caregiver) OCD Support Group
This free, drop-in support group is an opportunity to meet other caregivers or family members of someone who lives with OCD. It is a supportive environment that also offers tips and resources. Due to it's sharing nature, it is intended for family members and caregivers only. Join us (quarterly) from 7pm-8:30pm at the King Edward Park Small Hall, 8008 - 81 Street NW (East Entrance) Edmonton, Alberta.There is a visitor parking lot and street parking available. Groups have now gone online using Google Meet due to COVID19. If using a desktop computer, the video will open in a browser (safari, explorer, etc.). If using your phone, you must download the Google Hangout app.
Families Supporting Adults with Mental Illness
Generally held the second Tuesday of each month, these meetings are a combination of information/education, planning, and sharing experiences with others who understand. Meetings are open to any family member or other caregiver of an adult living with mental illness, and are usually held at the CMHA-ER office, 3rd floor, 10010 105 Street in downtown Edmonton from 6:30 to 8:30 pm. Some meetings features speakers on a specific topic of interest.
Caregiver Connections is a free drop-in support group to help parents, partners, and caregivers learn new skills, gain support, and cope with the unique challenges of supporting someone with a mental health concern and/or addiction. Groups are co-facilitated by a trained peer who has experience caring for someone with mental illness, and a CMHA staff member.
Caregivers Alberta believes that caregivers need care too. The Caregiver Support Community is a monthly drop-in program that aims to empower caregivers well-being by providing a supportive group where you can connect with other caregivers, have open conversations about the ups and downs of caregiving, and learn about topics relevant to caregivers.
Connecting by Choice, ACCESS Open Minds
Connect with others who are supporting a young adult with mental health and/or addiction concern. This group occurs regularly. Please call for date and time.