Whether you are a parent, child, sibling, partner, friend or colleague, CAP santé mentale (formerly Réseau Avant de Craquer) is here to help you better cope with a loved one living with mental health problems.
Whether it is related to one ohttps://www.capsantementale.ca/en/portal-outreach-activities/campagne-change-ton-regard/r more mental disorders, including psychotic disorders such as schizophrenia, psychosis, depression, anxiety disorders, bipolar disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), personality disorder or borderline personality disorder (BPD), we have answers to your questions regarding the mental health of your loved ones. We provide useful resources in our toolbox, podcasts and videos.
Browse our portals to find answers to frequently asked questions as well as tips and tricks for improving your daily life. Our online platform is here to guide you through each stage of change, as well as the challenges of everyday life.
The Caregiver’s Ally in Mental Health
This guide created especially for the family and friends of a person living with a mental health issue by Friends for Mental Health will be your ally throughout your journey as a caregiver!
Martin has been in a relationship with his partner for 25 years and they have four children together. Learn how he reconciles his role as a partner, parent and colleague without burning out, how he deals with his friends' lack of understanding and how he stopped feeling isolated in his family environment.
Olivia has a brother who lives with a mental health problem. Learn about how she deals with the taboos and prejudices of others, how she found her role and place in her family and why she seeked help even if she isn't the one living with a mental health problem.
Christiane has a 38-year-old son who was diagnosed with schizophrenia at the age of 18. Learn about how she manages her emotions, how she found her place in his recovery and how she gained new perspective on the mental health problem.