Skills-development course to help promote healthy relationships and reduce stress in families supporting a loved one who has Borderline Personality Disorder or difficulty regulating their emotions. Offered in partnership with The Sashbear Foundation.

Family Connections is a skills development course that provides education, skills training and support for people who are in a relationship with someone who has Borderline Personality Disorder or difficulty regulating their emotions. The sessions are led by trained group leaders who are family members of people who are living with mental health/substance use challenges.

The program features: 

  • Current information and research on emotion dysregulation or Borderline Personality Disorder

  • Coping skills development

  • Group support that builds an ongoing network for family members.

See our events calendar for a list of upcoming family and friends support groups.

 

Registration:

To register for an upcoming Family Connections Program session, visit The Sashbear Foundation/Family Connections

For more information, call the Mental Health and Substance Use Family Support Services team at 1-833-898-6200.

 

Access

Eligibility

Open to anyone 18 years of age and older in the Fraser Health region who has a loved one struggling with mental health issues.