Reports, Books, and Articles

Caregiver Guidelines, from the Mental Health Commission of Canada.  Report

Consider a Henson Trust is a booklet, sponsored by the Reena Foundation and The Law Foundation of Ontario, which describes this type of trust for families who wish to help support a relative who receives ODSP benefits.  Booklet

Expanding Caregiver Support in Ontario  “Advice from Janet Beed to the Honourable Eric Hoskins Minister of Health and Long-Term Care,” June 2017.  Report

Family Toolkit, from the BC Partners for Mental Health and Addictions Information to assist families in caring for a family member with a mental illness by providing information and practical resources.  Toolkit

Making Privacy and Consent Rules Work for Family Caregivers, from Ontario’s The Change Foundation, 2017.  Report

Mental Health and Addictions Leadership Advisory Council 2015 Annual Report, 2016.  Report

National Guidelines for a Comprehensive Service System to Support Family Caregivers of Adults with Mental Health Problems and Illnesses, from the Mental Health Commission of Canada.  Report

Pathways to Wellness: Example of a Wellness Wheel.

Promoting Mental Health in Ottawa – Summary Report 2018    This 20-page report reviews key local data from the 120-page Status of Mental Health in Ottawa – Report 2018, highlighting four evidence-informed factors that have a significant impact on Ottawa residents’ mental health, including: resilience, family relationships, social connectedness, and health equity and stigma.

Sharing Together: Developing an evidence priority agenda for Ontario’s mental health, substance abuse, and addictions system, from the Evidence Exchange Network, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, 2018.  Report

Status of Mental Health in Ottawa – Report 2018     This is the first local surveillance report to describe the state of mental health across the population of Ottawa.  See also the 20-page Promoting Mental Health in Ottawa – Summary Report 2018.

Supporting Minds: An Educator’s Guide to Promoting Students’ Mental Health and Well-being, from the Ontario Ministry of Education.  Guide

TEMPO: A Report towards Improving Interactions between Police and People Living with Mental Health Problems, from the Mental Health Commission of CanadaReport

The Mentally Ill: How They Became Enmeshed in the Criminal Justice System and How We Might Get Them Out, Hon. Mr. Justice Richard D. Schneider, Department of Justice Canada, March 2015.  Report

Turning the Key: Assessing Housing and Related Supports for Persons Living with Mental Health Problems and Illness, from the Mental Health Commission of Canada, ca. 2011.  Report  Appendices

Published quarterly, Visions is a national award-winning journal that provides a forum for the voices of people experiencing a mental illness or substance use problem, their family and friends, and service providers in BC.  See also HeretoHelp, a project of the BC Partners for Mental Health and Addictions Information.  Journal