Links

In this section of the website, you can find links to valuable resources that span the C-SMHAS continuum of care, including relevant directories/databases, educational resources, and guidelines, information and knowledge exchanges.

We welcome your feedback on any updates to these listings – please contact us at: [email protected].


Directory/Database

211 Toronto

Directory of resources.

ConnexOntario Health Services Information

Directory of resources.

Mental Health Service Information Ontario (MHSIO)

Directory of resources.

Specialized Geriatric Services Inventory for the Central LHIN

Health professionals contact [email protected] to access the searchable database.

Toronto Central CCAC – Community Care Resources

Directory of resources.

Toronto Dementia Network

Directory of resources.

Your Healthcare Options – Public Information Channel

A user-friendly searchable database of walk-in and after hours clinics, urgent care centres, and family health care providers.

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Education

Alzheimer Society of Toronto

Workshops for people with dementia, families, professionals and the public.

Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) Geriatric Mental Health Program – Education and Research

Education and research on geriatric mental health.
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Mount Sinai Hospital – Cyril Reitman Centre for Alzheimers Support and Training for Family Care Givers

A program targeted to elderly caregivers living at home and managing dementia.
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P.I.E.C.E.S.

An approach to understanding and enhancing care for individuals with complex cognitive and mental health needs.
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Regional Geriatric Program (RGP) – Psychiatric Resource Consultation Program of Toronto

Educational services to staff in Long-Term Care, Community Service Agencies and CCAC/Homecare.
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U-First

Internet-based course designed specifically for front-line caregivers on how to better understand and care for people with Alzheimer Disease and other dementias.
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Guidelines

Canadian Coalition for Seniors’ Mental Health (CCSMH)

National guidelines for seniors’ mental health.
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Canadian Mental Health Association

"Supporting Seniors’ Mental Health Through Home Care – A Policy Guide".

Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) Resources for Community Organizations

Provides resources for community support organizations.
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Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) Healthy Aging Project

"Improving our Response to Older Adults with Substance Use, Mental Health and Gambling Problems: A Guide for Supervisors, Managers and Clinical Staff".

Regional Geriatric Program

Toronto Best Practices Initiatives in Long Term Care

Seniors Mental Health Policy Lens

Guideline for developing policy, legislation, programs and services that promote and support the mental health of older adults.
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Information

Alzheimer Knowledge Exchange Resource Centre

Information about innovations funded by the Aging at Home Strategy.

Canadian Mental Health Association

Mental Health and Addictions Issues for Older Adults: Opening the Doors to a Strategic Framework – see Public Policy/Briefs & Submissions.

Canadian Mental Health Association – Toronto (CMHA Toronto)

Information on community support services, education, mental health promotion and advocacy.
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Community Resource Connections of Toronto

Provides support to and enables adults with serious mental health problems to live with dignity and fulfilment in the community.
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Dementia Network of Ottawa Carleton

Driving and Dementia Toolkit.

Family Service Toronto

Abuse of Older Adults Program.

Ontario Psychogeriatric Association

Networking & partnership, education & support, and advocacy.
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Older Persons' Mental Health and Addictions Network of Ontario (OPMHAN)

Information on older persons’ mental health and addictions
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Toronto Dementia Network

Information about dementia.

Toronto Central LHIN

Aging at Home Strategy.

Toronto Long-Term Care

Resources, training, programs and activities to enhance understanding, sensitivity and responsiveness about LGBT issues.

Toronto Police Services
Information on each division’s location, boundaries, and Community Relations Officer.

 

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Knowledge Exchange

Alzheimer Knowledge Exchange

A dynamic source of information includes printable materials, Community of Practice, on-line chats and webcasts.
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Community of Practice (CoP) – Mental Health, Addictions and Behavioural Issues

Ontario’s Geriatric Mental Health Outreach Teams (GMHOTs) provides facilitation and leadership for this Community of Practice.
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NICE - National Initiative for the Care of the Elderly

Networking and knowledge transfer.
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Seniors Health Research Transfer Network (SHRTN)

Knowledge exchange through Community of Practice, library service, knowledge brokers, etc.
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