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 Webinar: Life History Timelines: A trauma-and violence-informed approach to exploring clients’ experiences of adversity and resiliency
This session will discuss the construction of a life history timeline as a trauma-and violence-informed approach to assessment that provides an emotionally safe context for providers to learn about, and clients to share, information about adverse and positive childhood experiences.