The Manitoba government says it will spend $2.94 million over the next three years on services to improve mental health and addictions programming for ...read more
Canadian Research and Education for the Advancement of Child Health (CanREACH) is dedicated to developing literacy in pediatric mental health for primary care providers. This program is developed and licensed by The REACH Institute. CanREACH uses evidence based adult education delivery to teach child and youth mental health treatment to learners over a six month ...read more
The World Health Organization (WHO) published new guidelines this spring regarding physical activity and sleep for children under 5 years old.
They looked at the impact of lack of exercise and poor sleep on childhood obesity, mental health, and general wellbeing as well as long-term consequences of these poor lifestyle habits. They estimated that 80% of adolescents are not physically active ...read more
Improving mental health care is an issue that has been routinely acknowledged as a priority in the Canadian health care system, and recent commitments to strengthening mental health services have reinforced the need for investment. Unfortunately, the issues within health care provider human resources has not been addressed alongside these service investments. In particular, the understaffing of psychiatrists – medical ...read more
L'amélioration des soins de santé mentale est un enjeu qui a été couramment reconnu comme étant une priorité du système de santé canadien, et des engagements récents à solidifier les services de santé mentale ont renforcé le besoin d'un investissement. Malheureusement, les difficultés des ressources humaines au chapitre des prestataires de soins de santé n'ont pas été ...read more