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Challenges & Choices: Finding Mental Health Services in Ontario
     

Challenges & Choices: Finding Mental Health Services in Ontario

by Camh
 

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Finding your way around the mental health system can be confusing, frustrating, scary-and difficult. Written in easy-to-understand language, Challenges & Choices gives practical information about mental health services in Ontario and how to find them. You could be looking for services for yourself or for a family member, partner or friend. Or you could be a health

Overview

Finding your way around the mental health system can be confusing, frustrating, scary-and difficult. Written in easy-to-understand language, Challenges & Choices gives practical information about mental health services in Ontario and how to find them. You could be looking for services for yourself or for a family member, partner or friend. Or you could be a health care provider who wants to help clients and families find out about different services and how to use them.

Inside you will find the following valuable information:
•a description of the most common types of mental health problems
•tips that will help you find the services you need
• contact information to research a specific problem or treatment in more detail
• information about the services available-from community support to hospital treatment
•a description of a range of treatment options-from natural healing to medication
• the roles and functions of health care and social service providers such as doctors, psychiatrists, psychologists, nurses and social workers
• a summary of mental health laws, so that you will know your rights and how to make the best use of the system.

A health care provider may choose to use this book as a reference guide for clients or to have copies available in the waiting room. The size and format make it easy to photocopy sections for clients and their families.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780888684417
Publisher:
Centre for Addiction and Mental Health
Publication date:
03/30/2004
Pages:
150
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.32(d)

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