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Stepped Care 2.0 in the Northwest Territories

A summary of Partnering Together for Person- and Family-Centric Care: The Northwest Territories Stepped Care 2.0 Final Report.
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The Impact of COVID-19 on Campus Mental Health

COVID-19 has intensified the challenges of post-secondary student mental health for campuses across Canada. To better understand what they are facing, we supported a representative ...
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What is Stepped Care 2.0? (infographic)

What is Stepped Care 2.0? Developed by Dr. Peter Cornish, and championed by the Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC), Stepped Care 2.0© (SC2.0) is ...
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How Can I Help Someone in Mental Distress?

Approach & Assess – Invite the person to talk. – If there is a risk of suicide or harm, reach out to First Responders. Listen ...
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The Mental Health Needs of Justice-Involved Persons – Infographics

Who Experiences Mental Health Problems in the Criminal Justice System? Academic researchers and policy-makers agree that people who live with mental health problems and illnesses ...
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A multi-ethnic group of four children, 5 to 7 years old, playing together on a playground during school recess. They are sitting side by side on two slides, looking at the camera. They are all wearing masks, back to school during the COVID-19 pandemic, trying to prevent the spread of coronavirus.

Mental Health and Substance Use During COVID-19: Spotlight on Canadian Households with Young Children

Since the COVID-19 pandemic began, many people are reporting mental health and substance use concerns. According to recent surveys conducted by Leger on behalf of ...
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This circle is equally divided into 10 wedges. Each wedge represents 1 of the 10 critical dimensions that define the quality of mental health care for patients and providers alike. Clockwise from 12 o’clock, the dimesons are: Accessible, which is on a light blue background and is illustrated by an icon of a person. Appropriate, which is on a green background and is illustrated by a check mark icon. Continuous learning and improvement, which is on a yellow background and is illustrated by a light bulb icon. Integrated, which is on a purple background and is illustrated by a gear icon. People-centred, which is on a red background and is illustrated a person instead of a revolving arrow icon. Recovery-oriented, which is on an orange background and is illustrated by a revolving arrow icon. Safe, which is on a light yellow background and is illustrated by two hands holding up a heart between them. Stigma-free and inclusive, which is on a dark yellow background and is illustrated by an icon of hands holding each other in a shape of a heart. Trauma-informed, which is on a dark blue background and is illustrated by a small letter “I” icon, which is associated with information. Work life environment, which is on a medium blue background and illustrated by a briefcase icon.

Quality Mental Health Care Framework: Infographic

The Quality Mental Health Care Framework builds on the Health Standards Organization/Canadian Patient Safety Institute Canadian Quality and Patient Safety Framework for Health and Social ...
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Talking to someone in crisis during COVID-19

The current COVID-19 pandemic is a source of anxiety for people across the country and your colleagues, friends or family may reach out to you ...
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Mental Health and Justice One Pager

Mental health problems and illnesses are substantially higher among persons involved with the criminal justice system than in the general population and are increasing over ...
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