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Mental Health and Addictions Resources

Date Posted: 5 years 9 months ago

Every Door is the Right Door
Towards a 10-Year Mental Health and Addictions Strategy
A discussion paper, July 2009

In 2008, our Government made a commitment to strengthen mental health and addiction services in the province, including cutting wait times in emergency departments for people with mental illnesses and addictions and providing better care for people with eating disorders or early psychosis. They also promised to develop a comprehensive mental health and addiction strategy that would lead to better services for Ontarians.

In October 2008, an Advisory...

Date Posted: 5 years 9 months ago

Ontario First Nations leadership and communities have expressed concerns that the abuse of certain prescription drugs has become an epidemic in First Nations communities. This epidemic is affecting communities and family structures through increased violence, theft, divorce, loss of needed human resources, plus a host of other negative social problems. In response to these concerns and the absence of Health Canada policy to address prescription drug abuse, Chiefs in Assembly passed Resolution 08/68. The Resolution provides direction to the Ontario Regional Chief and the Ontario Chiefs...