Today, the Ontario government announced its release of “Open Minds, Healthy Minds: Ontario’s Comprehensive Mental Health and Addictions Strategy”. The strategy will focus on creating a more coordinated and responsive mental health system in Ontario.
The report, Respect, Recovery, Resilience: Recommendations for Ontario’s Mental Health and Addictions Strategy, identifies the need for a collaborative, patient-centered approach to mental health and addictions services.Â
At the Ontario Federation of Community Mental Health and Addiction Program's general meeting on April 11th, 2008, Minister George Smitherman announced a 2.25% increase in Addictions and Mental Health agency base budgets for the coming year.
The Federation thanks the Minister and recognises his hard work in building a successful health care system.
Our Sincere thanks
David Kelly, Executive Director
The 2007 version of the Ontario Health Plan for an Influenza Pandemic (OHPIP) has been released and is available on the ministry's public site/www.health.gov.on.ca/pandemic.