J. Dean McAllister Application
The Schizophrenia Society of New Brunswick
Congratulations Gary Taylor from Saint John on receiving this year’s 2021 Achievement Recovery Award!
Presenting this year’s award is Amy Burns SSNB Outreach Work.
The 2021 J. Dean McAllister Bursary Awarded was presented to Ali Alsaidy from James M. Hill High School by Jennifer Kingston SSNB Co-President/Secretary.
Award Recipient of 2021:
Janie Hubbard, a long-time supporter and dedicated board member, was awarded with
our Lifetime Achievement Award for 2021.
SSNB Co-president Rambha Pershad, honorary board member and founding member,
Eleanor Kingston and fellow founding member, Vera Taylor, presenting Janie with the award in early July.
Congratulations and Thank You for your many years
Disability Tax Credit
The disability tax credit (DTC) is a non-refundable tax credit that helps persons with disabilities or their supporting persons reduce the amount of income tax they may have to pay. Being eligible for the DTC can also open the door to other government programs. For more information, go to www.cra.gc.ca/dtc or phone 1-800-959-8281.
Le crédit d'impôt pour personnes handicapées
Le crédit d'impôt pour personnes handicapées (CIPH) est un crédit d'impôt non remboursable qui aide les personnes handicapées et leurs aidants à réduire l'impôt sur le revenu qu'ils pourraient avoir à payer. Le fait d’être admissible au CIPH peut également leur permettre d’accéder à d’autres programmes gouvernementaux. Pour en savoir plus, allez à www.arc.gc.ca/ciph ou composez le 1-800-959-7383.
Schizophrenia Community Radio http://www.schizophrenia.ca/schizophrenia_community_radio.php
NEW PROGRAM ANNOUNCEMENT!
“Your Mental Wellness Journey” is a NEW program developed
to address the complex mental health needs of youth. Please contact the office for more
Information on this much needed program,
Happenings in the Miramichi area
Care-Giver Support Group is an informal Group available to the families and primary caregivers of those affected with a long-term mental illness.
J. Dean McAllister Memorial Bursary is awarded annually to a high school graduate pursuing a career in one of the Social Sciences. Applications must be received on or before May 25th.
ACHIEVES Employment Skills is a valuable tool in teaching employment skills to those recovering from a mental illness/addiction. Our mission is to provide support and training in the participant's journey to gaining meaningful employment and achieving self-sufficiency.
Walk of Hope is a major fundraiser that takes place annually in May. Volunteers and members collect pledges and walk from Walmart to Seamen's Hospital where participants can enjoy a light lunch, great door prizes and grand prize winnings.
Awareness Days, held annually, usually in September as it is known as Recovery Month, allows the community to see and hear what it is that the Schizophrenia Society in Miramichi is all about.
Check out our FaceBook page at https://www.facebook.com/miramichissnb/