Hamilton Niagara Haldimand Brant (HNHB) Local Health Integration Network (LHIN) http://www.hnhblhin.on.ca/
hnhbhealthline.ca is an innovative website that provides up-to-date information about health services for consumers and health care providers across the Hamilton Niagara Haldimand Brant region of Ontario.
Ontario Peer Development Initiative (OPDI) http://opdi.org/.
OPDI’s mission is to acquire, understand and amplify the unique and distinct voice of consumer/survivor organizations across Ontario.
Peer Support Accreditation and Certification Canada www.psac-canada.com is a national charitable organization dedicated to the advancement of peer support.
Research and Publications:
Longitudinal Study of Consumer Survivor Initiatives in Ontario (web link). There is a great list of articles on this website available by email as well as further updates and publications on the study. You can also view From Madhouse to Our House, a DVD produced from the project.
Making the Case for Peer Support: A Report to the Mental Health Commission of Canada (pdf)
Survivors Helping Survivors: A Study of the Benefits, Risks, & Challenges of Peer-Support with Survivors of Sexual Violence in the Province of Ontario (click here for pdf)
Consumer Survivor Initiatives in Ontario: Building for an Equitable Future (also know as the “CSI builder”) download the pdf here.
Every door is the right door: Towards a 10-Year Mental Health and Addictions Strategy, A discussion paper; Minister of Health Ontario 2009 (pdf)
Therapeutic Relationships from Hospital to Community (pdf), Canadian Health Services Research Foundation, June 2002