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Guidelines

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Dismantling structural stigma in health care: an implementation guide

An implementation guide to making real change for and with people living with mental health problems or illnesses and/or substance use concerns.
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Brochure – NATIONAL CAREGIVING SUPPORT GUIDELINES

A loved one’s mental health problem or illness often impacts family, friends and supporters. Caring for a person living with a mental illness can create ...
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Guide to Student Mental Health during covid

A Post-Secondary Student’s Guide to Mental Health During Covid-19

If the pandemic has left you feeling worried, sad, or overwhelmed, you are not alone. You’ve been asked to adapt to a new way of ...
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Recovery-oriented practice – An implementation toolkit

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 ...
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Putting recovery into practice: An introduction to the Guidelines for Recovery-Oriented Practice

About this document:This introduction summarizes the Guidelines and gives an overview of recovery-oriented principles and what they look like in practice. It is meant for ...
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Suicide Prevention in the Workplace

Increased stress, anxiety and depression are all side-effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. For some people, this translates to feelings of hopelessness, despair, or even suicidal ...
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Supporting those close to us during a pandemic

Real empathy never begins with ‘at least' and while it may be natural to some of us, that doesn’t mean we know how to effectively ...
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Appendix 8: Telling Your Story

You are the best person to share your reasons for wanting to mobilize and help implement the Guidelines. Personal stories help illustrate the need for ...
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Peer Support Guidelines – One Pager

Peer support occurs when one person who has lived experience of a mental health challenge or illness, and is on a path of recovery, supports ...
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