Related Policy Papers
A joint submission to the Ministry of Health and Long-term Care from the Canadian Mental Health Association, Ontario and Canadian Pensioners Concerned based upon the feedback of two forums on mental health issues facing older adults in Ontario. (May, 2012)
It is estimated that the prevalence of mental health problems in adults over 65 years ranges from 17 to 30 percent. This report identifies services and supports needed for older adults at risk/or living with mental health conditions.
This is a third in a series of responses by CMHA Ontario to the discussion document, “Every Door is the Right Door: Toward a 10-Year Mental Health and Addictions Strategy.” This report provides feedback on the strategy from the perspective of meeting the needs of seniors. (August, 2009)