A joint project between the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health; the Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto; and Toronto Public Health has produced the “Best Practice Guidelines for Mental Health Promotion Programs: Older Adults 55+.”
This free resource was developed to support health and social service providers in using best practice approaches for mental health promotion for people aged 55 years and older.
The resource includes:
- Eleven best practice guidelines
- Background definitions
- Examples of outstanding programmes
- Outcome and process indicators
- Theory about underlying concepts, particularly as it relates to resilience
- References and acknowledgements
To download your free copy, go to www.knowledgeex.camh.net.
In partnership with HC link, the CAMH Resource Centre is also offering 50 free hard copies of this resource to Ontario service providers on a first-come, first serve basis (one per organization). E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line: “Best Practice Guidelines Older Adults: English” or contact Tamar Meyer at email@example.com for more information.