Mental health and substance use

Trauma-informed practice in mental health and substance use fields (webinar)

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English
Translated Title: 
La pratique tenant compte des traumatismes en santé mentale et en toxicomanie (webinaire)
Owning Org: 
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
British Columbia Centre of Excellence for Women's Health (BCCEWH)
Media Type: 
Online
Publisher: 
British Columbia Centre of Excellence for Women's Health
Publication Date: 
2012
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

An introduction to trauma-informed and trauma-specific practice, with examples of how people are embedding trauma informed and trauma specific care in various settings in Canada, discussion of why there is a need to focus on trauma informed care in systems development work, and summary of key issues, themes and resources, highlighting promising practices and tensions. Presenter Nancy Poole is the Director of Research and Knowledge Translation at the British Columbia Centre of Excellence for Women’s Health. She is well known for her work on research, training and policy initiatives related to women’s substance use, mental health, and experience of violence with governments and organizations on local, provincial and national levels. She is the co-editor of a book on trauma-informed care to be published by the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health.

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Available online.

Women, mental health, mental illness and addiction in Canada: an overview (updated and revised edition)

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English
Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
Media Type: 
Online
Author: 
CWHN’s Ad Hoc Working Group on Women, Mental Health, Substance Use and Addictions
Edition: 
2nd edition
Publisher: 
Canadian Women's Health Network
Publication Date: 
Originally published May 8, 2006. Revised and Updated January 2008
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Originally published by CWHN in May 2006 prior to the tabling of the Standing Senate Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology’s final report Out of the Shadows at Last: Transforming Mental Health, Mental Illness, and Addiction Services in Canada. Updated and revised report discusses why sex and gender matter in mental health and addictions and includes information and recommendations for the new Mental Health Commission of Canada.

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Available online.
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Includes bibliographical references.
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