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Organization: Psychiatric Survivors of Ottawa  
Phone Numbers: 613-567-4379
Toll-Free: 1-877-550-4379
Fax: 613-567-4495
Email: info@pso-ottawa.ca
Website: www.pso-ottawa.ca
Address:
The Bronson Centre
211 Bronson Ave, Ste 313
Ottawa, ON
K1R 6H5
Intersection: Bronson Ave and Laurier Ave W
Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible    Wheelchair Accessible
Hours: Mon-Fri 12 noon-4 pm
Executives: Sonja Cronkhite - Executive Director
613-567-4379 ext 111
Christine Chesser - Admin Coordinator - Executive Assistant
613-567-4379 ext 112 * christinec@pso-ottawa.ca
Contacts: Sonja Cronkhite - Executive Director
613-567-4379 ext 111
Christine Chesser - Admin Coordinator - Executive Assistant
613-567-4379 ext 112 * christinec@pso-ottawa.ca
Service Description: Non-profit organization * directed and run by psychiatric consumer/survivors that provides peer support.

For peers:
  • educational and fun workshops
  • social and recreational events
  • outings
  • support groups
  • volunteer opportunities
  • free meals are organized for the members (once per month)

For friends and family of people experiencing mental health challenges:
  • Family Peer Support: Ongoing weekly drop in family support groups * weekly discussions on various topics such as communication strategies, boundaries, codependency, letting go of control etc. * coffee, snack, sense of community, companionship and support

The Community Transitions Group: A support and social reconnection group that runs on Tuesdays * monthly brainstorm challenges and ideas around transitioning from hospital to community

Fees: Membership - Free for community organizations and individuals who self disclose as living with mental health issues. Includes the use of computers, the library and a lounge area for socializing.
Application: Call for more information or to apply
Eligibility - Population(s) Served: Individuals 18 years or older having dealt with or dealing with mental health issues. * Anyone interested in volunteering or learning more about mental health issues.
Languages: English
Area(s) Served:
Ottawa (City of)  
See Also: Community Mental Health Programs

This information was last completely updated on October 6, 2017

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Updated October 6, 2017
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