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EENet Launches New Website!

Check out our new website at eenet.ca! Watch our animated video, browse through our products and tools, and search for mental health and addictions researchers in Ontario!

Participate in free webinar about Health Canada's Drug Treatment Funding Program

Evidence Exchange Network (EENet) invites you to take part in a free one-hour virtual knowledge exchange session, via telephone and webinar, to explore Health Canada's Drug Treatment Funding Program. Join Claudio Rocca, DATIS Director - on Tuesday, July 17 1pm-2pm EDT to learn about Ontario DTFP's Addiction Treatment Data Elements and Provincial Service Categories Project! Register here.

This webinar is the seventh in a series that is connecting stakeholders as we work towards the shared goal of improving our substance abuse treatment systems.

Second issue of DTFP Ontario Systems Projects quarterly newsletter now out!

EENet is pleased to present the second issue of the DTFP Ontario Systems Projects quarterly newsletter. It contains updates on each project and the initiative as a whole. To view the newsletter, click here.

To subscribe to the DTFP Ontario Systems Projects quarterly newsletter distribution list, please email jason_guriel@camh.net.

New EENet Update for June 2012 now available!

Read the June 2012 EENet Update here. The new issue includes information about the recent activities of EENet and its partners. To subscribe to the EENet Update distribution list, please E-mail jason_guriel@camh.net.

Click here to read the May Update, here to read the April Update, here to read the March Update, and here to read the February Update.

Watch webinars about the Health Canada Drug Treatment Funding Program

EENet invites you to watch the latest installment in its webinar series about the Health Canada Drug Treatment Funding Program. On Wednesday, June 27, Dr. Brian Rush discussed the Client Satisfaction Project. Watch it here, and check out the slides. After you've seen the webinar, please fill out the survey!

This webinar is the sixth in a series that is connecting stakeholders across provinces and territories as we work towards the shared goal of improving our substance abuse treatment systems.

Click below to see earlier videos about the approaches taken by other provinces:

Saskatchewan DTFP (Colleen Dell, May 24); view the slides.

BC DTFP (Jane Collins, Amanda Seymour, and Glen Grigg, April 19); View the slides.

PEI DTFP (Shauna Reddin, January 19); View the slides.

Alberta DTFP (Lindsey Howard, February 23); View the slides.

Nova Scotia DTFP (Wanda McDonald, March 30); View the slides.

Check out SystemAction webinar

On April 4, EENet co-hosted a webinar with SystemAction, Canada's knowledge exchange network in support of the National Treatment Strategy. To watch "Using a Screening Tool to Build Bridges Across Sectors: The Cape Breton Experience," click here.

Improving assessment and performance monitoring in Ontario's addiction system

To read an overview of 5 projects funded by the Drug Treatment Funding Program and how they will impact participating agencies, click here.

EENet and York University partner to make research accessible to wider audience

EENet has partnered with York University’s Knowledge Mobilization Unit to create Research Snapshots - brief, clear language summaries of research articles presented in a user-friendly format. 

Read "How extra funding affects community mental health services" here.

Read "Immigrant parents' perceptions of school environment matter to children's mental health and behaviour" here.

Read "Half of adolescent daily smokers are using contraband cigarettes" here.

Read "An evaluation of remodeled discharge planning in mental health" here.

Read "Gender and sexual identity have an impact on the life experiences of street-involved youth" here.

Read "How well has the ACT program been carried out in Ontario?" here.

Read "Integrating mental health and addiction services into primary care" here.

Read "Developing better mental health crisis services" here.

Read "Neighbourhood connectedness can reduce teen drug use" here.

Read "Asking bisexual people about their experiences with mental health services" here.

Read "Implementing a court outreach program for legally involved people with mental illness" here.

Read "What are young bloggers saying about mental health?" here.

Read "Half of homeless men are not receiving enough mental health support" here.

Read "Who is using mental health services - and why?" here.

Read "Adolescents' knowledge of and stigma towards schizophrenia" here.

Read "Tobacco-related medical education is associated with improved confidence and practices of family physicians and pediatricians" here.

Read "How do we improve social inclusion for people with mental disabilities" here.

Read "Differences in health outcomes and behaviours for gay, bisexual and heterosexual men" here.

Read “Were best practices recommendations adopted by needle and syringe programs?” here

 

Read "High resilience could be protecting homeless youth from thinking about suicide" here.

 

Check back regularly for new Snapshots, and follow us on Twitter (@eenet_news) to find out when new Snapshots have been posted.

 

How do we approach performance and outcome monitoring


The Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse, in partnership with EENet and the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH), hosted the inaugural National Knowledge Exchange Network of Networks webinar on October 17, 2011. The webinar topic was “How Do We Approach Performance and Outcome Monitoring?” and featured presentations by Dr. David Ross, National Centre for Operational Stress Injuries,and Dr. Brian Rush, CAMH.  To see a summary of the event, click here.

 

Introducing Ontario’s Drug Treatment Funding Program Systems Projects  

 

Evidence Exchange Network (formerly OMHAKEN) is pleased to be supporting the communications and coordinating the knowledge exchange activities for the suite of twelve DTFP-funded Ontario Systems Projects.  To learn more about the Drug Treatment Funding Program and the Ontario Systems Projects, visit www.ontariodtfp.ca, or view the one-pager here.  

 

Mental Health Notes

Evidence Exchange Network contributes network news stories regularly to Mental Health Notes, a biweekly newsletter published by CMHA Ontario, featuring mental health news and events.  Check out our column in recent issues and subscribe to the publication.

February 9, 2012 - Half of homeless men are not receiving enough mental health support; Reducing stigma, one story at a time; Housing the homeless and improving health; Still time to register for Alberta DTFP webinar!; Paula Goering Award now accepting applications. Read here.

January 26, 2012 - Who is using mental health services and why?; Goodfoot outpaces the competition to win Equity Award; Watch first installment of Canada-wide webinar series. Read here.

January 12, 2012 - Adolescents' knowledge of and stigma towards schizophrenia; EENet presents a webinar featuring Alberta's Drug Treatment Funding Program (DTFP); EENet launches Ontario Systems Projects Newsletter. Read here.

December 15, 2011 - Tobacco-related medical education is associated with improved confidence and practices of family physicians and pediatricians; EENet presents webinar featuring PEI's Drug Treatment Funding Program (DTFP). Read here.

To view archived issues, click here.
 

 

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