Improving mental health treatment could boost the Canadian economy by billions of dollars, according to a new report from The Conference Board of Canada’s Canadian Alliance for Sustainable Health Care.
CMHA branches are participating in a survey that will allow them to better understand the current landscape of care coordination and integration between primary health care and the community mental health and addictions sectors throughout the province. The survey is led by the Mental Health and Addictions Leadership Advisory Council.
The Human Services and Justice Coordinating Committee is surveying the mental health courts in Ontario to examine their distinctive operation as separate mechanisms and their role in the greater criminal justice system.
As part of Ontario’s Accessibility Action Plan, the Government of Ontario has committed to identifying and addressing accessibility barriers in the health care sector through the creation of a potential new accessibility standard for health care under the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 (AODA).
Via Rail has a new accessibility policy that responds to the needs of people with mental health disabilities who require a support person for travel.
The Canadian Transportation Agency is looking for ways to improve the accessibility of people with disabilities in regulatory measures.
The Racialized Populations and Mental Health and Addictions Community of Interest’s July 26 webinar, Exploring OCAN’s Potential for Health Equity, is now available for viewing or reviewing the presentation slides.