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Schizophrenia and Psychosis

A Sibling's Guide to Psychosis
A guide providing information, ideas and resources to siblings of young people with psychosis, guided by the reflections and experiences of siblings themselves.
Canadian Mental Health Association
Audience: Public (www.ementalhealth.ca)
Resource type: Printed materials including handouts, brochures and books, Websites including blogs, support forums
CAMESA Guidelines
The Canadian Alliance for Monitoring Effectiveness and Safety of Antipsychotics in Children (CAMESA) guidelines provide parents and doctors with information about the side effects of antipsychotic drugs in children.
Audience: Public (www.ementalhealth.ca), Primary Care (primarycare.ementalhealth.ca)
Resource type: Websites including blogs, support forums
EarlyPsychosis.ca
Website from the Fraser Health Early Psychosis Intervention (EPI) Program. The site promotes early detection, educates about psychosis and provides direction for seeking help.
Fraser Health
Audience: Public (www.ementalhealth.ca)
Resource type: Websites including blogs, support forums
La schizophrénie: Description des symptômes et modèle de comportement à domicile
Cette brochure a pour but d’aider les parents, l’entourage d’une personne atteinte de schizophrénie à comprendre les symptômes de la maladie. Nous voulons suggérer des modèles de comportement face aux symptômes pour faciliter les relations, la compréhension entre la personne et ses proches. Cette brochure veut identifier les situations où la personne a besoin de votre aide et surtout de votre compréhension.
Audience: Public (www.ementalhealth.ca)
Resource type: Printed materials including handouts, brochures and books
Map of the Mind Fields: Managing Adolescent Psychosis
Video about psychosis, a brain disorder where an individual experiences some loss of contact with reality. Symptoms include hallucinations, delusions, paranoia and disorganized thoughts and speech. Three people share their personal stories: Amanda, 16, Max, 12, and Tara, 18. 2004, 56 min 30 s Directed by Nijole Kuzmickas Produced by Sharon Bartlett Maria LeRose
Knowledge Network Corporation
Audience: Public (www.ementalhealth.ca)
Resource type: Movies and videos
Opening the Door to Better Mental Health for Your Youth
The keys to taking care of youth mental health are to work towards building close and genuinely supportive relationships and promoting mental wellness, and to get help early should problems arise. This free guide was designed to help parents forge and strengthen those connections and support their youth's mental health.
Parters for Mental Health
Audience: Public (www.ementalhealth.ca)
Resource type: Printed materials including handouts, brochures and books, Websites including blogs, support forums
OurHealthyMinds
OurHealthyMinds is about mental health. It celebrates the many ways we can be well, and honours the many ways we can experience mental illness - as an individual, a caregiver, a parent, a child or loved one.
Capital Health
Audience: Public (www.ementalhealth.ca)
Resource type: Websites including blogs, support forums
Psychological Health and Safety: An Action Guide for Employers
New tool to protect the mental health of employees, providing steps and actions that are accessible to all Canadian employers.
Mental Health Commission of Canada
Audience: Public (www.ementalhealth.ca)
Resource type: Printed materials including handouts, brochures and books
Schizophrenia Society of Canada website
The website of the Schizophrenia Society of Canada offers various resources including: * Resources and links * Links, such as links to videos * Magazines * Articles
Schizophrenia Society of Canada
Audience: Public (www.ementalhealth.ca), Primary Care (primarycare.ementalhealth.ca)
Resource type: Movies and videos, Printed materials including handouts, brochures and books, Websites including blogs, support forums
Teen Mental Health
Information about teen mental health from Dr. Stan Kutcher and colleagues.
Dalhousie University
Audience: Public (www.ementalhealth.ca)
Resource type: Websites including blogs, support forums
Travel and Mental Health
Useful guides to mental health for travellers, particularly for those with pre-existing mental health needs. Guides on various topics such as Travel Stress, Depression & Mood Changes, Substance Use, Anxiety and Psychosis.
International Association for Medical Assistance to Travellers
Audience: Public (www.ementalhealth.ca)
Resource type: Printed materials including handouts, brochures and books
When Your Brother or Sister Has Psychosis
Fact sheet for those who have a sibling with psychosis.
British Columbia Schizophrenia Society
Audience: Public (www.ementalhealth.ca)
Resource type: Printed materials including handouts, brochures and books, Websites including blogs, support forums
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