Quick access to mental health information
Learn practical, evidence-based information for supporting patients and treating mental health and addictions. Topics are organized to help professionals make informed decisions about mental health care. Resources listed here may be relevant to multiple disciplines.
Virtual Mental Health
Virtual care is any clinical interaction between patients and health providers through communication technologies, including video- and/or audio- modalities for providing care. The aim of virtual care is to provide person-centered, quality of care that is equitable, safe, and effective. Learn more.
NAVIGATE is a standardized, evidence-based treatment program that focuses on recovery for youth and emerging adults with a first episode of psychosis. NAVIGATE coordinates specialty care provided by a multidisciplinary team of clinicians and service providers offering client and family resources. Learn more.
Approaches to Care: Patient-Centred Care
Client/patient- and family-centred care is an approach that fosters respectful, compassionate, culturally appropriate and competent care that is responsive to the needs, values, beliefs and preferences of clients, patients and their family members. Learn more.
CAMH Virtual Reality (VR) Suicide risk assessment training
The CAMH Simulation Centre has designed and developed an innovative Virtual Reality (VR) suicide risk assessment training. This VR suicide risk assessment training offers participants the opportunity to complete a suicide risk assessment with two different avatar patients.
Treating Youth Depression
The CARIBOU Pathway by CAMH: An integrated care pathway for the treatment of youth depression
The CARIBOU pathway is an integrated care pathway (ICP) for outpatient youth ages 13 to 24 with depression, an evidence-based approach to treating depression in youth using a measurement-based care framework for assessing and monitoring their progress.
Psychiatry in Primary Care
These chapters from Psychiatry in Primary Care reflect the latest evidence, using a “just the pearls” approach to providing clinically tested guidance on detecting and managing mental health problems within the primary care context. They provide a comprehensive, practical resource designed to support the work of primary care providers who encounter mental health problems in their everyday practice.
- Adult ADHD
- Anxiety Disorders
- Disability and insurance claims in primary care
- Eating Disorders
- Fundamentals of Addiction
- Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (IDD)
- Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders
- Personality Disorders
- Sleep Disorders
- Smoking Cessation
- Suicide Risk
- The Art of the Brief Psychiatric Interview in Primary Care