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2017 final report of Ontario's Mental Health & Addictions Leadership Advisory Council

COUNCIL REPORT ISSUED (MARCH 2017)
5 key recommendations are identified

 

  1. Promote, prevent and intervene early. That the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care adopt 5in5 THRIVE, the Mental Health Promotion, Prevention and Early Intervention Action Framework, and use this as a starting point for collaboration with other ministries, governments, and stakeholder organizations to build a coordinated, comprehensive and systematic approach to promotion, prevention and early intervention, and to develop public interest in population wellness.

  2. Close critical service gaps. That the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care continue to address chronic gaps in youth addictions, psychotherapy, and supportive housing.

  3. Build foundations for system transformation. That the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care take action toward enhanced governance, equitable access to services, and youth policy reform as key foundations for system transformation.

  4. The approach − critical conditions for success. That the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care ensure that policies, programs, and practices be developed and implemented in alignment with key guiding principles for system excellence.

  5. The path forward − future considerations. That the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care pursue further study of, and address, additional areas of concern identified by the Council.