Mental Illness Caregivers Association of Canada
MICA is a non-profit organization comprised of family members, caregivers and consumers, incorporated as an association in November 2008. MICA is committed to assisting caregivers and their members manage the effects of serious and persistent mental illness and/or addictions through education, guidance and support including how to navigate the mental health and/or addiction systems.
MICA is powered by volunteers
Where: Strathcona Park - Laurier Avenue E. & Range Road, Ottawa, Canada
ENJOY the work of the area’s most talented artists and artisans. This 20th annual exhibition & sale is fast becoming one of the area’s most popular outdoor artistic events. Over 110 exhibitors are drawn from many fine professional associations.
Ideal venue for a professional or semi-professional artist or artisan seeking to exhibit work in a low-cost, yet beautiful venue.
For event information please contact: email: ArtInThePark@micaontario.com Ph: (613) 860-7800 Organized by: MICA (Mental Illness Caregivers Association)
MICA would like to gratefully acknowledge the contribution and generosity of our Event Sponsors and the Silent Auction Donors. Artists and artisans donated beautiful artworks, pottery, jewelry, artistic photography, carvings and other lovely items for our Silent Auction.
Mental Illness Caregivers Association is pleased to announce that the Friendship Support Group program has received a Community Grant from the Ottawa Community Foundation! This grant will be integral in ensuring that the FSG, a valued mental health program operating in Ottawa for over 30 years, will continue to provide much-needed support within our community.
The Ottawa Community Foundation is a public, non-profit organization created by and for the people of Ottawa. It connects donors who care with causes that matter and serves as a trusted resource for addressing issues and leveraging opportunities in the community. It attracts and manages a growing endowment, the invested earnings of which provide grants to charitable organizations.
The Foundation’s role is as neutral broker in support of all charitable causes that contribute to the community’s quality of life. With a growing profile, the Ottawa Community Foundation has built an enviable reputation for astute financial management, high-quality donor services, strategic grantmaking and innovative partnerships. For more information, visit www.ocf-fco.ca
Counselling Connect provides free access to a same-day or next-day phone or video counselling session for mental health and other issues. No waiting list! Connect here to select a counselling service.Read the Ottawa Citizen Article Here!
Covid-19 has created huge disruptions in our daily lives. For many, it’s a challenge to maintain a healthy mental and emotional state as we deal with anxiety, loneliness and physical distancing. But there are ways to cope. We have pulled together the following list of events and resources, from the Royal Ottawa that could help care-givers and their loved ones at this difficult time:
It’s a challenging time, but help is available to get to the other side. We can come out stronger together by reaching out for information and help when we need it.
Lets get in touch. Send us a message:
19 Colonnade Road, P.O. Box 5065, Ottawa, ON, K2G 4V8, canada
Phone: (613) 860-7800
Hours: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm EST