A report on the quality of mental health and addictions services in Ontario
Many Ontarians are not getting the mental health or addiction services they need, a new report finds. And some groups such as those with low incomes, residents of rural areas and new Canadians are sometimes at a disadvantage when it comes to accessing the services that exist.
To learn more, read the report by Health Quality Ontario and ICES and our media release, The quality of mental health services varies across the province.
Gord, 58, shares what life is like living with mental illness - how he fell through the cracks and started his road to recovery
At first he saw flashes in people’s eyes, thought he was being followed by cars and then started to withdraw from friends and family. Gord was diagnosed with schizoaffective disorder at the age of 17, and was hospitalized more than two dozen times, once for as long as a year.
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Over time, with the right medication, Gord’s condition improved. Now he thrives by helping other people transition from hospital to the community.
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