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Advice provided by: Susan Mercer MSW, RSWClinical Social Worker RSW at Onward Choices Consulting Inc Keith S. Dobson, PhDProfessor of Clinical Psychology, University of CalgaryPast- President, Canadian Association of Cognitive...
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The CSA Z2003:20 National Standard of Canada for Mental Health and Well-Being for Post-Secondary Students (the Standard) — the first of its kind in the world — is a set...
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Although suicide is preventable, rates in Canada have remained relatively stable over the last two decades. The assessment of suicide risk by clinicians and mental health professionals plays a key...
Learn about three opioid- and other substance use-related stigma reduction programs for health and social care providers that have been evaluated using the Opening Minds Provider Attitudes Towards Opioid Use...
COVID-19 is having an overwhelming impact on people experiencing homelessness. The pandemic has highlighted and amplified existing gaps in housing policy and longstanding underfunding across the sector, leading to an...
IntroductionThe Guidelines for Recovery-Oriented Practice (Guidelines) provide an in-depth Canadian resource for understanding recovery and for promoting consistent use of recovery principles in mental health care. This toolkit was created...