Last updated on: 3/9/2015 | Author: ProCon.org

Schizophrenia Society of Canada Biography

Position:
None Found to the question "Should Marijuana Be a Medical Option?"
Reasoning:

No position found as of Feb. 3, 2015

Theoretical Expertise Ranking:
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Description:

“The Schizophrenia Society of Canada is a national registered charity that has been in operation since 1979.

We work with 10 provincial societies to help individuals with schizophrenia and their families have a better quality of life while we search for a cure. At SSC we are committed to:

  • Raising awareness and educating the public to help reduce mental disorders stigma and discrimination
  • Supporting families and individuals
  • Advocating for legislative change and improved schizophrenia treatment and mental health services
  • Supporting research through the SSC Foundation and other independent efforts”
  • “About,” schizophrenia.ca (accessed Feb. 3, 2015)

    Mission:

    “The mission of our schizophrenia association is: to improve the quality of life for those affected by schizophrenia and psychosis through education, support programs, public policy and research.”

    “About,” schizophrenia.ca (accessed Feb. 3, 2015)

    Other:
    National registered charity
    Quoted in:
    1. Does Marijuana Use Increase the Risk of Psychosis (Including Schizophrenia)?