Mental Health 101

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American Psychiatric Association (APA). (2013). Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (5th ed.). Washington, DC: Author.

Canadian Medical Association (CMA). (2013). 13th Annual National Report Card on Health Care. Retrieved from https://www.cma.ca/Assets/assets-library/document/en/about-us/2013-reportcard_en.pdf#search=Annual%20National%20Report%20Card%20on%20Health%20Care 

Canadian Mental Health Association British Columbia & AnxietyBC (CMHA BC & AnxietyBC). (2016). Module 1: Mental health matters. http://www.heretohelp.bc.ca/wellness-module/wellness-module-1-mental-health-matters

Canadian Mental Health Association Ontario (CMHA Ontario) & Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH). (2010). Employment and Education for People with Mental Illness: Discussion Paper. Retrieved from https://www.camh.ca/en/hospital/about_camh/influencing_public_policy/public_policy_submissions/employment_and_education/Documents/employment_discussion_paper_jan10.pdf

Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH). (n.d.). Mental illness and addictions: Facts and statistics. Retrieved from http://www.camh.ca/en/driving-change/the-crisis-is-real/mental-health-statistics

Children's Mental Health Ontario (CMHO). (2016). Ontario's children waiting up to 1.5 years for urgently needed mental healthcare. Retrieved from https://web.archive.org/web/20170606085626/https://cmho.org/blog/article2/6519717-ontario-s-children-waiting-up-to-1-5-years-for-urgently-needed-mental-healthcare-3

Dewa, C.S. (2014). Worker attitudes towards mental health problems and disclosure. International Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, 5(4), 175–186.

Government of Canada. (2014). Mental health promotion: Promoting mental health means promoting the best of ourselves. Retrieved from https://www.canada.ca/en/public-health/services/health-promotion/mental-health/mental-health-promotion.html

Health Canada. (2017). First Nations, Inuit and Aboriginal health: Mental health and wellness. Retrieved from http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/fniah-spnia/promotion/mental/index-eng.php.

Institute of Health Economics. (2014). Consensus Statement on Improving Mental Health Transitions (Vol. 7). Edmonton, AB: Author.

Ipsos. (2017). Public Perspectives: 3rd Annual Canadian Mental Health Check-Up. Retrieved from https://www.ipsos.com/sites/default/files/2017-08/IpsosPA_PublicPerspectives_CA_April%202017%20Mental%20Health.pdf

Kimberg, L. (2016). Trauma and trauma-informed care. In T.E. King & M.B. Wheeler (Eds.), Medical Management of Vulnerable and Underserved Patients: Principles, Practice, and Populations. New York, NY: McGraw-Hill. Retrieved from http://accessmedicine.mhmedical.com/content.aspx?bookid=1768§ionid=119151819

Mawani, F.N. & Gilmour, H. (2010). Validation of self-rated mental health. Health Reports, 21(3) (Catalogue no.: 82-003-X). Statistics Canada. Retrieved from http://www.statcan.gc.ca/pub/82-003-x/2010003/article/11288-eng.pdf

Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC). (2009) Toward Recovery and Well-Being: A Framework for a Mental Health Strategy for Canada. [Ottawa, ON]: Author. Retrieved from https://www.mentalhealthcommission.ca/sites/default/files/FNIM_Toward_Recovery_and_Well_Being_ENG_0_1.pdf

Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC). (2015). Guidelines for Recovery-Oriented Practice. Ottawa, ON: Author. Retrieved from https://www.mentalhealthcommission.ca/sites/default/files/2016-07/MHCC_Recovery_Guidelines_2016_ENG.PDF

Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC). (2018a). Mental health matters. Retrieved from https://www.mentalhealthcommission.ca/English/focus-areas/mental-health-matters

Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC). (2018b). Recovery. Retrieved from https://www.mentalhealthcommission.ca/English/focus-areas/recovery

Mikkonen, J. & Raphael, D. (2010). Social Determinants of Health: The Canadian Facts. Toronto, ON: York University School of Health Policy and Management. Retrieved from http://www.thecanadianfacts.org/The_Canadian_Facts.pdf 

Mood Disorders Society of Canada (MDSC). (2013). What Is Depression? (3rd ed.).

Office of the Auditor General of Ontario. (2016). Annual Report 2016 (Vol. 1). Toronto, ON: Queen's Printer for Ontario. Retrieved from http://www.auditor.on.ca/en/content/annualreports/arreports/en16/2016AR_v1_en_web.pdf

O'Grady, C.P. & Skinner, W.J.W. (2007). A Family Guide to Concurrent Disorders. Toronto, ON: Centre for Addiction and Mental Health.

Patten, S.B., Williams, J.V., Lavorato, D.H., Wang, J.L., McDonald, K. & Bulloch A.G. (2016). Major depression in Canada: What has changed over the past 10 years? Canadian Journal of Psychiatry, 61(2), 80–85.

Pearson, C., Janz, T. & Ali, J. (2013). Mental and substance use disorders in Canada. Health at a Glance (Catalogue no.: 82-624-X).

Pelley, L. (2016, June 7). Mental illness still viewed as a sign of weakness. The Toronto Star. Retrieved from https://www.thestar.com/life/health_wellness/2016/06/07/mental-illness-still-viewed-as-a-sign-of-weakness.html

Public Health Agency of Canada. (2011). What determines health? Retrieved from https://www.canada.ca/en/public-health/services/health-promotion/population-health/what-determines-health.html

Public Health Agency of Canada. (2015). Report from the Canadian Chronic Disease Surveillance System: Mental Illness in Canada, 2015. Ottawa, ON: Her Majesty the Queen in Right of Canada, as represented by the Minister of Health. Retrieved from https://www.canada.ca/content/dam/canada/health-canada/migration/healthy-canadians/publications/diseases-conditions-maladies-affections/mental-illness-2015-maladies-mentales/alt/mental-illness-2015-maladies-mentales-eng.pdf

Public Health Agency of Canada. (2015). Mental Illness. Available from: http://www.phac-aspc.gc.ca/cd-mc/mi-mm/index-eng.php

Smetanin, P., Stiff, D., Briante, C., Adair, C.E., Ahmad, S. & Khan, M. (2011). The Life and Economic Impact of Major Mental Illnesses in Canada. Prepared for the Mental Health Commission of Canada. Retrieved from https://www.mentalhealthcommission.ca/sites/default/files/MHCC_Report_Base_Case_FINAL_ENG_0_0.pdf

Statistics Canada. (2011). Mortality, Summary List of Causes: 2008 (Catalogue No.: 84F0209X). Retrieved from http://www.statcan.gc.ca/pub/84f0209x/84f0209x2008000-eng.pdf

Warner, R. (2010). Does the scientific evidence support the recovery model? The Psychiatrist, 34, 3–5.

World Health Organization (WHO). (2014, April). Mental health: Strengthening our response. Retrieved from www.who.int/mediacentre/factsheets/fs220/en


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