‘Strengthening Families Together’ begins

Free course offered by the B.C. Schizophrenia Society.

The British Columbia Schizophrenia Society is offering a free course to educate and support family members of a person suffering from mental illness.

Classes for the program “Strengthening Families Together” run once a week for 10 weeks, starting Feb. 21. The sessions take place from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Topics covered include the different types of mental illness, medications and treatment, and how to cope.

To register, call 1-877-717-5518 (ext. 1), or for more information, including location details, call 604-859-0105.