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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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Jan 08, 2019

Drs. Geoffrey Nelson and Tim Aubry, co-chairs of the Ontario Housing First Regional Network Community of Interest, and Dr. John Maher, MD FRCPC, President of the Ontario ACT Association, submitted a letter to the Minister of Minister of Health and Long-Term Care, and the Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing, regarding Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) and Housing First in Canada.

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Jan 02, 2019

The Provincial System Support Program (PSSP) just released a supplement to the best practice guidelines series titled

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Dec 18, 2018

Homelessness is a major social problem in Canada and many have complex needs including mental illness and or addictions. This evidence-based policy brief by EENet OHFRN-CoI discusses  the value of ACT in targeting chronic homelessness. 

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Dec 14, 2018

Resources for the general public and pamplets for clients

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Dec 13, 2018

Many studies have shown that raising alcohol taxes or prices reduced alcohol-related harms such as violence, crimes, vehicle crashes, chronic diseases, transmission of STDs, and suicide. Decreasing hours of sale or decreasing availability of alcohol resulted in less consumption of alcohol and a significant decrease in alcohol-related harms.

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Dec 11, 2018

HIV-Associated Neurocognitive Disorder (HAND) is a spectrum of conditions that may affect the cognitive, behavioural, and motor functions of people living with HIV.

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