Health and Wellbeing
"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
The report developed by Toronto Public Health and Access Alliance Multicultural Health and Community Services 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.
A Guide to Best Practices for Developing Health Promotion Initiatives in Mental Health and Substance Use with Ethnocultural Communities
Developed by CAMH; authors: Marianne Kobus-Matthews, Blanka Agik, Melinda Tate
A list of mental health programs and service providers to help newcomer service providers navigate the mental health system and more effectively refer the clients to appropriate services.
Last updated on July 31, 2014