Ottawa-Carleton, ON
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Parents' Lifeline of Eastern Ontario (PLEO)
Non-profit organization providing support to parents and caregivers who have children, youth and young adults living with mental illness.

Our key objectives are to:

* Provide support to families and in turn to their children
* Enhance family and community education regarding mental illness
* Reduce the stigma associated with mental illness
* Promote increased access to and improved delivery of mental health treatment services for children, youth and young adults
* Ensure that the family perspective is understood and appreciated by those who influence the funding and delivery of services

Support meetings are held monthly for various age group
* Parents of children under 12 (English)
* Parents of youth 12-18
* Parents of youth 16-24
Ottawa, ON, Map
1-855-775-7005 (Toll Free)
Ages served: Up to 24 years
Languages served: English, French
Fees: None
Areas Served: Ottawa-Carleton, Lanark County, Prescott and Russell County, Renfrew County, Stormont, Dundas, Glengarry and the City of Cornwall

Programs/Services Include...

The Source is a Young Adult (ages 16 to 21) Peer Support Recreational Group that meets Friday evenings from 7 to 10 PM at the McNabb Community Center. Young adults managing mental health issues meet just for fun and friendship. The Source is an initiative of the Parent's Lifeline of Eastern Ontario (PLEO), a mutual aid and support group for parents of children/youth with mood, behavioural or related difficulties.
180 Percy Street
Ottawa, ON, Map
Ages served: All ages
Languages served: English
Fees: None
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This resource is listed under these topics

System Navigation, including Information and Referral Services
Addictions (including Drugs, Alcohol and Gambling)
Schizophrenia and Psychosis
Self-help, Mutual Aid and Support Groups
Parents, Families & Caregivers
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
Bipolar Disorders
Mood Disorders
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Last modified Apr 23, 2019 9:48am
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