Previous studies have suggested that gay and bisexual men may be at a higher risk for a variety of health problems, compared to heterosexual men.
People with mental disabilities face stigma and discrimination in their daily lives. Promoting social inclusion is important in order to overcome the discrimination and social barriers that prevent marginalized groups from living a full and meaningful life.
On October 13 and 14, 2011 the Evidence Exchange Network (EENet) and the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care, with support from the Ontario Federation of Community Mental Health and Addiction Programs, hosted the launch of the Drug Treatment Funding Program (DTFP), Ontario Systems Projects in Toronto. Read “Introducing Ontario’s Drug Treatment Funding Program” (Mental Health Notes, August 11, 2011), available at www.ontario.cmha.ca/mhn, to learn more about DTFP.
In the August 11th issue of Mental Health Notes, we introduced Ontario’s Drug Treatment Funding Program (DTFP), a federal contribution program designed to support provinces and territories in their efforts to strengthen evidence-informed substance abuse treatment systems, and address critical gaps in substance abuse treatment services, particularly for at-risk youth.
A number of studies have looked at the many domains of physical and mental health risk experienced by homeless youth, and the high rates of suicidal thoughts, suicide, deliberate self-harm and mortality associated with those risks. However, considering the extreme forms of adversity faced by homeless youth, it may be pertinent to ask why mortality rates in this population are not higher.
EENet has partnered with York University’s Knowledge Mobilization Unit (KMb), researchimpact.ca, to create Research Snapshots - brief, clear language summaries of research articles presented in a user-friendly format.
The Drug Treatment Funding Program (DTFP) is a federal contribution program designed to support provinces and territories in their efforts to strengthen evidence-informed substance abuse treatment systems and address critical gaps in substance abuse treatment services, particularly for at-risk youth.