Mental health is influenced by social, biological, psychological and economic factors. Further, mental illness affects about one out of every five Canadians at some point in their lifetime, including a wide range of conditions such as depression and schizophrenia. Mental health promotion strategies help to strengthen policy, people and communities. This enables individuals to enjoy fulfilling lives, build and sustain relationships and participate in their community. We offer expertise and resources for population-based mental health promotion, mental illness and addressing the social determinants of health.
PHO Grand Rounds: “Communities are attempting to tackle this crisis”: a scoping review of community overdose responses
Using integrated knowledge translation, we involved experts and knowledge users in conducting, interpreting, reporting and discussing the application of these findings.
This presentation summarizes our preliminary results and considers how this knowledge could be used to inform practice across Canada.