Are you feeling exhausted, overwhelmed and in need of support? Do you wish you could just pick up the phone and talk to another parent/caregiver who knows what you’re going through, with whom you don’t have to explain because they share your experience caring for someone affected by FASD? The Parent Helping Parent Ontario FASD peer support group is here to ensure you don’t feel alone. As parents and caregivers with lived experience, while we are not a crisis team, we are a group of people who understand. Through our phone line, you can reach us seven days a week from 10 am to 10 pm and find a listening ear who will help remind you that you aren’t alone. Call 647 572-4519 to reach an Ontario based Peer Mentor.
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