Is your family coping with mental health concerns? Join our research Study.

In this research study, we are looking for families that include individuals diagnosed with mental illness to share their stories about how they cope with family life and mental health concerns.

To participate in this study, you need to:

  • be 18 years of age or older;
  • have a diagnosed mental health concern for at least 5 years or your family member has had a diagnosed mental health concern for at least five years;
  • be willing to participate in an interview by phone or online using Zoom with a family member (interview includes individual with mental health diagnosis plus one other family member)

Each family member will receive a token of appreciation in the form of a $25 gift card

Please contact Alexa Kirkland, research assistant at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information.

This is part of the SSHRC-funded research study “United we stand, divided we falter: Advancing a family-centred agenda for research on caregiving”

Principal investigator: Dr. Charmaine Williams
Co-Investigator: Dr. Toula Kourgiantakis

Approved by the University of Toronto Health Sciences Research Ethics Board, Protocol #34791

Contact Information

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1 (807) 468-1838
227 Second Street South
Kenora, Ontario
P9N-1G1
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