"Improving services and outcomes for immigrant, refugee, ethno-cultural and racialized groups (IRER), is a common challenge for mental health systems in high income countries. The Service Systems Advisory Committee of the Mental Health Commission established a project to consider the issues and options for service improvement for IRER groups and to report to the Commission. The aim was to help their deliberations on how the goals of the Mental Health Strategy for Canada could be achieved."
Health and Wellbeing
"...This article discusses post-migration determinants of mental health for newcomer youth in Toronto and reflects on policy implications. Preliminary study findings indicate that settlement challenges and discrimination/exclusions are salient risks to the mental wellbeing of newcomer youth and their families."
- Yogendra B. Shakya, Nazilla Khanlou & Tahira Gonsalves
"The Global City: Newcomer Health in Toronto describes the “health advantage” that most newcomers bring to Toronto, the decline in their health over time and the need to re-examine and strengthen our efforts to support newcomers, especially those whose health risks are compounded by their income level, gender, immigration status, ethno-racial background, sexual orientation or other factors."
"This toolkit is intended for those Board members and senior executives that are considering integration as a means of advancing their organization’s mission and strategy. The toolkit reviews the key phases of an integration transaction in some detail, incorporating many tools and examples from the WCSCCEY transaction."
- WoodGreen Community Services (WCS) and Community Care East York (CCEY)
"This research explores community-based perspectives on the political economy of immigrant health.
Report on the research by Canadian Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) and Mental Health Commission of Canada
November 12, 2009
"This article discusses post-migration determinants of mental health for newcomer youth in Toronto and reflects on policy implications.
This table has been developed by Canadian Clinicians for Refugee Care, a coalition of clinicians, researchers and community health workers, for the information of health care providers The table applies specifically to Ontario, as there are certain differences between provinces.
Created by the No IFH Cuts Coalition including: healthcare law, shelter and other frontline workers. This tool has been developed to assist frontline workers.
August 19, 2012