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Explore our library of rapid reviews, webinars, and other resources related to mental health, addictions, and substance use.

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Feb 13, 2019

Check out EENet's new infographic poster on older adults and problem gambling. This poster is based on the article, "The prevalence of problem gambling and gambling-relatedbehaviours among older adults in Ontario" in the Journal of Gambling Issues by Mark Van Der Maas. 

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Feb 12, 2019

This is the first study of people living with HIV in Ontario that looks at the link between cannabis use and alcohol use over time. Increases in recreational cannabis use were associated with increases in alcohol use, while increases in medicinal cannabis use were not. The findings are relevant as heavy drinking has negative outcomes for people with HIV.

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Feb 11, 2019

The Info-Sheets contains facts on cannabis, information on cannabis legalization, and where to find support and additional information.

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Jan 23, 2019

Do you use the Ontario Common Assessment of Need (OCAN) or work in community mental health? Are you interested in different ways to improve quality within your organization?

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Jan 18, 2019

Information package on cannabis for health and social service providers.

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Jan 15, 2019

There are gaps within youth services that require improved collaboration and coordination. This study explores the main components of the IYS model as well as the bioecological model. It looks at how IYS align with the bioecological model and uses the bioecological model to help provide future recommendations for IYS.

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Jan 14, 2019

Suicide notes provide insight into the way people experience mental illness and mental health treatment. An in-depth review of 36 suicide notes from Ontario emphasizes the importance of personal control over mental illness, the struggle between the illness and the self, and how experiences with treatment can lead to hopelessness. Service providers can use these findings to help their clients reduce exhaustion and increase autonomy, or improve suicide prevention programs.

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Jan 14, 2019

The piloting of a collaborative fidelity assessment of Housing First (HF) programs is being initiated by the EENet’s Ontario Housing First Regional Network - Community of Interest (OHFRN-COI). With the objective of promoting high quality implementation of the HF model, the OHFRN-COI will be working with four community agencies delivering HF over the next eight months to train their personnel on how to conduct HF fidelity assessments and participate in an exchange in which two agencies cross over and conduct fidelity assessments for each other. 

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Jan 10, 2019

Cannabis use carries certain health and social risks, particularly for the developing brain of youth, for individuals with a personal or family history of mental illness, and for those who use it frequently. Estimates indicate that people who use cannabis have a 40% higher risk of psychosis than those who do not use this substance. But who is at risk?

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