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Organization: Family Association for Mental Health Everywhere - FAMEkids Program  
Phone Numbers: 905-452-7770
60 West Dr, Suite 102
Brampton, ON
L6T 3T6
Intersection: Hwy 410 and Queen St E
Location: Brampton
Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible    Wheelchair Accessible
Contacts: Karen Naismith - FAMEkids Coordinator and Youth Support Worker
416-207-5032 ext 26
Service Description: FAMEkids support children ages 7-12 and youth ages 13-17 who have a family member with a mental illness.
Through specialized programming, FAMEkids provides a therapeutic approach to introducing
mental illness to children and youth, promoting resilience in a safe, age-appropriate environment
The program educates and help young individuals understand mental illness through artwork, discussions and games.

Services include:
  • First Episode Psychosis Program- community-based clinic dedicated to the assessment of psychosis in adolescents and young adults
  • Recovery Supporters Program- a six-week educational program for families supporting someone with a mental illness and/or addiction
  • Educational Speaker Events-monthly events featuring knowledgeable professionals and community members who present on a variety of practical and relevant topics.

Fees: Free
Eligibility - Population(s) Served: Children 7-12 years old * Youth 13-18 years old
Languages: English
Area(s) Served:
See Also: Counselling - Family, Couple, Individual
Mental Health Peer and Family Programs

This information was last completely updated on April 6, 2018

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