Implementing the Niagara Mental Health and Addictions Charter: Focus Area Group Discussion Themes Summary

On November 12, 2014, fifty (50) people gathered for the initial Niagara Mental Health and Addictions Charter Implementation Phase working session. As a result of their work together, the following focus areas for examining essential building blocks to construct the Implementation Framework for the Niagara Mental Health and Addictions Charter emerged:

  1. Housing and Homelessness
  2. Collaboration for Addictions and Mental Health and Promotion, Prevention, and Primary Care
  3. People with Developmental Disorder/Dual Diagnosis
  4. Student and Workplace Mental Wellness
  5. Student/Youth Transition
  6. Evaluation, Environmental Scan, Communication, Shared Learning
  7. Niagara Suicide Prevention Coalition (NSPC)

A total of thirty-nine (39) people met on various dates in early 2015, to examine each Focus Area through the lens of the 9 Charter Principles. This document provides a summary of those discussions.

Published By: Niagara Connects

Publication Date: June, 2015

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