MHRP Victoria offers support groups for family and friends of people with a mental illness.

All support groups are offered free of charge.  No referral or registration is required.  

Support groups now virtual due to COVID-19. Check out the events calendar for up to date meeting dates/links.

Family Support Group

This group provides a monthly forum to discuss themes common to people who have a loved one with a mental illness.  We meet from 7:00 to 8:30pm on the second Thursday of the month.

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Spouse/Partner Support Group

This group meets monthly on the last Thursday from 7:00 to 8:30pm to provide an opportunity for participants to address the unique issues facing people who currently have a partner with a mental illness.

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Meeting ID: 834 9182 2613
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​Early Psychosis Family Support Group

This group for supporters of young people experiencing early onset psychosis (psychosis, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia) meets on the third Saturday of the month from 11:30 am to 1:30 pm.
Facilitated by clinicians from the VIHA Early Psychosis Intervention Program and MHRP Family Counsellor, meetings provide information about mental illness, treatment, recovery and community resources.  Participants have an opportunity to gain support from others  in similar situations.

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***Please see our meeting calendar for specific dates***