Mental health services

Mental health services

Guidelines for comprehensive mental health services for older adults in Canada

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Lignes directrices relatives à la planification et à la prestation de services complets en santé mentale pour les aînés Canadiens
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Paper
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Author: 
Penny MacCourt
Kimberley Wilson
Marie-France Tourigny-Rivard
Publisher: 
The Mental Health Commission of Canada
Publication Date: 
2011
Publication Place: 
Calgary AB

Presents a model for a comprehensive, integrated mental health service system for older Canadians, as well as service benchmarks to provide concrete reference points for planning purposes. The model and benchmarks are considered within the context of guiding values and principles important to Canadian seniors, as well as key concepts such as mental health prevention, promotion, and recovery.  Intended to support policy makers, service planners, and advocacy organizations working to ensure that older Canadians (both those living with a mental health problem or illness and those at risk of developing one) receive the range of supports they need.

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Includes bibliographical references. Includes an interactive version, a summary and the full report as a PDF.

Hospital mental health services in Canada: 2003-2004

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English
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Online
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Canadian Institute for Health Information
Publication Date: 
2006

Presents information on general hospital readmissions and their relationship to seven diagnosis categories of mental illness.

Asking the right questions, 2 : talking about sexual orientation and gender identity in mental health, counselling and addiction

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English
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Author: 
Angela M Barbara
Farzana Doctor
Gloria Chaim
Publisher: 
Centre for Addiction and Mental Health
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Presents a manual to help therapists/counsellors create an environment where lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgendered, transsexual, two-spirit, intersex, and queer (LGBTTTIQ) clients feel comfortable identifying themselves as such.

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ISBN 088868469X
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Includes bibliographical references.

A literature review on depression among women: focusing on Ontario

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English
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Author: 
Natalia Diaz-Granados (ed.)
Donna E Stewart (ed.)
Publisher: 
Ontario Women's Health Council
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Reports on the epidemiology of depression among women in Ontario. Identifies those women at highest risk for depression and their barriers to care.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Improving conditions: integrating sex and gender into federal mental health and addictions policy

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English
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British Columbia Centre of Excellence for Women's Health (BCCEWH)
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
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Online
Author: 
Amy Salmon
Nancy Poole
Marina Morrow
Lorraine Greaves
Richard Ingram
Ann Pederson
Publisher: 
British Columbia Centre of Excellence for Women's Health
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

Examines factors across the lifespan that demonstrate why an examination of sex differences and gender influences is crucial to any policy work in mental health and substance use.

Women and mental health in Canada: strategies for change

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English
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Online
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Women and Mental Health Committee, Canadian Mental Health Association
Publisher: 
Canadian Mental Health Association
Publication Date: 
1987
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Examines mental health services for women in Canada and provides recommendations to improve Canadian women's mental health.

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MENH.W66 1987

Better practices in collaborative mental health care: an analysis of the evidence base

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Marilyn A Craven
Roger Bland
Publisher: 
Canadian Collaborative Mental Health Initiative
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
Mississauga, ON

Provides a systematic review of the experimental literature in order to identify better practices in collaborative mental health care in the primary care setting.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 1896014747

Relocations, dislocations and innovations in mental health reform: examining the impact of psychiatric deinstitutionalization on

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English
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British Columbia Centre of Excellence for Women's Health (BCCEWH)
Centres of Excellence for Women's Health Research Bulletins (CEWHRB)
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Online
Paper
Author: 
Marina Morrow
Jules Smith
Ann Pederson
Lupin Battersby
Alain Lesage
Publisher: 
Research Bulletin
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Discusses how deinstitutionalization affects men and women differently and what kind of unique needs arise when people are relocated to new communities.

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ISSN 14963612

Doing it all: developing integrated support for women experiencing mental health, trauma-related and substance use problems

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English
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British Columbia Centre of Excellence for Women's Health (BCCEWH)
Centres of Excellence for Women's Health Research Bulletins (CEWHRB)
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Online
Paper
Author: 
Nancy Poole
Publisher: 
Research Bulletin
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Discusses integrated and women-centred approaches to treatment and support for women who experience mental health, trauma-related and substance use problems.

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ISSN 14963612

Mental health and addictions in women

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English
Translated Title: 
La santé mentale et de l’accoutumance chez les femmes
Owning Org: 
Centres of Excellence for Women's Health Research Bulletins (CEWHRB)
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
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Online
Paper
Author: 
Centres of Excellence for Women's Health
Publisher: 
Research Bulletin
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Examines sex, gender and women's health in relation to mental health and problematic substance use.

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ISSN 14963612
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Includes bibliographical references.
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