Winter 2006: The Collaborative Challenge
Partnering with Primary Health Care Providers
IN THIS ISSUE: Maintaining the Patient-Physician Relationship in Family Practice – In Principle and in Practice – Jeff’s Story – Partners and Peers – Barriers to Physical Care – A-Way’s Route to Wellness – Dialing for Doctors – The Gold Standard: Placing Consumers at the Centre.
Vol. 21, No. 3
Maintaining the Patient-Physician Relationship in Family Practice
The Canadian Collaborative Mental Health Initiative prepares to launch a series of practical toolkits for providers, consumers and educators
Facts and figures about family doctors and psychiatrists in Ontario
A young man with a severe anxiety disorder faces multiple barriers to care
CMHA collaborates with Addictions Ontario and the Ontario College of Family Physicians to train doctors in early psychosis intervention and withdrawal management
Can collaborative care make a difference to the physical health of people who are already in treatment and recovery from serious mental illnesses?
A Toronto-based courier company focuses on the physical health of its consumer/survivor employees
The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health offers telephone support for isolated family physicians in northern Ontario dealing with complex psychiatric questions
Michelle Gold explains why consumers should be at the centre of primary care reform
Henry B. Benvenuti, Sister (oil and acrylic on canvas, 19” x 26”). Reproduced by permission. This painting appears in the Being Scene 2005 art exhibit at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health in Toronto.