Resources

Useful Links

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.

Research and Publications:

Consumer Survivor Initiatives: Impact, Outcome and Effectiveness (web link) or download the pdf.

Longitudinal Study of Consumer Survivor Initiatives in Ontario (fact sheet pdf) and further information (web). 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.

Guidelines for the Practice and Training of Peer Support; Mental Health Commission of Canada (web link) or download the pdf.

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 (pdf)

Consumer Survivor Initiatives in Ontario: Building for an Equitable Future (also know as the “CSI builder”) download the pdf here or 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)