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Description and Services
Description (Service) Educational support for people living with chronic mental illness or addiction, their families, caregivers as well as professionals and the general public: specialized library * information about local resources * support groups for family/friends and for children whose parents have a mental illness or addiction. 
 
Educational courses on mental illness includes NAMI Family-to-Family Education Program: a free 11-week course for family caregivers of individuals with severe mental illnesses, taught by trained family members * curriculum focusing on schizophrenia, bipolar disorder (manic depression), clinical depression, panic disorder and obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) * discusses clinical treatment; teaches the knowledge and skills needed by family members to cope more effectively
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4 pm
Meetings * Family Support Group, first and third Monday of the month 6:30 pm-8:30 pm, Ongwanada, 191 Portsmouth Ave, Kingston 
* Mood Disorders, Tue 7 pm-9 pm at Ongwanada, 191 Portsmouth Ave, Kingston 
* NAMI Classes, Spring and Fall, 552 Princess St, Kingston, call for dates
Areas Served Frontenac County ; Kingston ; Lennox and Addington County
Eligibility No restrictions
Application Call, e-mail or visit website for more information.
Languages English
Fees None
Service Categories General Mental Health Information/Education ; Mental Health Related Support Groups ~ Families/Friends of Mentally Ill ; Mental Health Related Support Groups ~ Mood Disorders ; Mental Health Related Support Groups ~ Youth ~ Families/Friends of Mentally Ill ; Special Libraries ~ Mental Health Issues
Waiting List Yes
Contact Information
Office Phone 613-544-2886
Crisis Phone 24 hours 613-544-4229
Fax 613-544-2346
E-Mail frc@amhs-kfla.ca
Website www.amhs-kfla.ca
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Primary Contact Patricia Offer, Coordinator
Primary Executive Kim Fraser, Manager; Phone: 613-544-1356
Names
Alternate Name FRC ; NAMI ; National Alliance for the Mentally Ill
Former Name FCMHS ; Frontenac Community Mental Health & Addiction Services ; Frontenac Community Mental Health Services ; Kingston Friendship Homes
Legal Name Family Resource Centre
Location & Accessibility
Site Location Downtown Kingston, across from the Metro Grocery Store
Located In Community Kingston
Address & Map
385 Princess St
Kingston, ON K7L 1B9
 
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Intersection Princess St and Barrie St
Bus Route Notes Kingston Transit Trip Planner
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Parking Parking meters
Other Details
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care
Resources Pamphlets * Books * Videos
Resources Website

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