The Mental Illness Family Support Centre is dedicated to providing support, education and advocacy to families of individuals who have a mental illness and/or addiction or substance misuse issue. We offer a range of programs, services and helpful, practical information. Our Vernon office provides services to families in the North Okanagan. Our staff and Board of Directors are experienced, knowledgeable and devoted. All services are FREE.
We work in partnership with the BC Schizophrenia Society, Interior Health and the Province of British Columbia.
To provide hope to families affected by mental illness and empower them through support, education and advocacy.
A world where families affected by mental illness have knowledge about mental illness and the mental health system; have timely access to appropriate services and support; are partners in care; and are accepted in society.