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Evidence Exchange Network is helping to create a more collaborative and evidence-informed mental health, addictions, and substance use system that meets the needs of all Ontarians.

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Jan 18, 2019

Information package on cannabis for health and social service providers.

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Jan 15, 2019

There are gaps within youth services that require improved collaboration and coordination. This study explores the main components of the IYS model as well as the bioecological model. It looks at how IYS align with the bioecological model and uses the bioecological model to help provide future recommendations for IYS.

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Jan 14, 2019

Suicide notes provide insight into the way people experience mental illness and mental health treatment. An in-depth review of 36 suicide notes from Ontario emphasizes the importance of personal control over mental illness, the struggle between the illness and the self, and how experiences with treatment can lead to hopelessness. Service providers can use these findings to help their clients reduce exhaustion and increase autonomy, or improve suicide prevention programs.

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Jan 14, 2019

The piloting of a collaborative fidelity assessment of Housing First (HF) programs is being initiated by the EENet’s Ontario Housing First Regional Network - Community of Interest (OHFRN-COI). With the objective of promoting high quality implementation of the HF model, the OHFRN-COI will be working with four community agencies delivering HF over the next eight months to train their personnel on how to conduct HF fidelity assessments and participate in an exchange in which two agencies cross over and conduct fidelity assessments for each other. 

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Jan 11, 2019

The Health Equity Impact Assessment (HEIA) Community of Interest invites you to its upcoming webinar, "Every Woman Matters!"

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Jan 11, 2019

Highlights from the Ontario Student Drug Use and Health Survey (OSDUHS) and Youth Wellness Hubs Ontario (YWHO)

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Jan 10, 2019

Cannabis use carries certain health and social risks, particularly for the developing brain of youth, for individuals with a personal or family history of mental illness, and for those who use it frequently. Estimates indicate that people who use cannabis have a 40% higher risk of psychosis than those who do not use this substance. But who is at risk?

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Jan 09, 2019

The Ontario Housing First Regional Network Community of Interest (OHFRN-CoI) is excited to host their second Housing First (HF) forum!

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Jan 09, 2019

On January 7th, 2019, the Racialized Populations and Mental Health & Addictions COI hosted a think tank on Racialized Populations and Mental Health Court Diversion, to discuss the challenges and implications of being a racialized person going through the justice system. Over 120 participants joined in-person and via webinar, including service providers, case managers, mental health court support workers, persons with lived experience and family members, Legal Aid Ontario staff, Crown agency staff, police services staff, and other stakeholders.On January 7th, 2019, the Racialized Populations and Mental Health & Addictions COI hosted a think tank on Racialized Populations and Mental Health Court Diversion, to discuss the challenges and implications of being a racialized person going through the justice system. Over 120 participants joined in-person and via webinar, including service providers, case managers, mental health court support workers, persons with lived experience and family members, Legal Aid Ontario staff, Crown agency staff, police services staff, and other stakeholders.

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