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October 20th 2015:Recovery and Schizophrenia and What it Takes

Dr. Chris Summerville is CEO of the Schizophrenia Society of Canada and Executive Director of the Manitoba Schizophrenia Society. He explains recovery in schizophrenia, and what a caring community is. He describes the work of the Schizophrenia Society of Canada as it relates to recovery in schizophrenia. He highlights objections to the very idea of recovery in schizophrenia. He explains how the objections create challenges for efforts in erasing fear of schizophrenia, in eliminating stigmatization, discrimination and abuse, and in relieving the excessive burden on family caregivers caring for

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Dr. Chris Summerville

Dr. Chris Summerville is one of the eleven non-government directors of the Mental Health Commission of Canada appointed by Prime Minister Stephen Harper. As a family member and a recipient of psychiatric services, he has been the executive director of the Manitoba Schizophrenia Society since 1995 and is also the CEO of the Schizophrenia Society of Canada, Schizophrenia Society of Canada As a provincial and national leader and advocate, he serves on numerous boards and committees including The Mood Disorders Society of Canada, The National Network on Mental Health, The Canadian Alliance on Mental Illness and Mental Health, and several ethics committees. With an earned doctorate, he is c
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