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Organization: Family Mental Health Support Network of Niagara

Description of Services: Nonprofit community-based family and children's mental health organization that provides mental health services and supports for children, youth, and families in crisis * services include consultation, training, public education, research, and advocacy

Peer support groups, education, and training for family members, service providers, and caregivers * sessions may include information such as advanced directives and safety issues

Programs include:
  • coping skills for adults
  • mindfulness-based self-care for children
  • Youth Transitions Skills Program * includes safeTalk for youths aged 15-24
  • mental health first aid

safeTALK
- Suicide alertness and prevention training program * training that prepares people to identify persons with thoughts of suicide and connect them to first aid resources and interventions * teaches the TALK steps (Tell, Ask, Listen and Keep Safe)

Fees: Free * $25 non-compulsory donation
Eligibility - Population(s) Served: People who regularly provide physical, social, or emotional supports * children and youths, and their families
Application: Call * no referral required
Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible      Wheelchair Accessible
Languages: English ; French
Area(s) Served: Niagara Region

Phone Numbers: 905-894-6808
Email: contact@familysupportniagara.com
Website: www.familysupportniagara.com
Address: Niagara Falls Community Health Centre - NFCHC
4790 Victoria Ave
Niagara Falls, ON
L2E 4C3
Intersection: Victoria Ave and Morrison St
Location: Niagara Falls (Elgin) * Fort Erie, Niagara Falls, Port Colborne, St Catharines, and Welland
Hours: Niagara Falls drop-in: third Thu of the month 7pm-9pm
For other locations, call ahead for schedule information and to book an appointment

 
This information is provided by thehealthline.ca. It was last completely updated on: 3/20/2018

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