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Portico Partner sites

Portico Partner sites are hosted on the Portico platform but remain editorially independent. Their resources are indexed in the Portico search along with those from the core Portico pages and Connected sites. Note that we also have a number of private projects and community of practice sites not listed here. 

If you and your team would like to learn more about how you might join Portico as a partner site, please contact portico@camh.ca.
 

'Community' Reconsidered
Learn about a novel project about community among people diagnosed with psychosis who live in Toronto.
 

CAMH Aboriginal Engagement and Outreach
The Aboriginal Engagement and Outreach unit at CAMH plays a key role in connecting with Aboriginal communities and service providers across Ontario. 
 

CAMH Anti-Stigma Initiative for Primary Health Care in Ontario
Mental illness and substance use anti-stigma intervention for primary health care providers in Ontario.
 

CAMH Health Equity
Health equity is concerned with creating equal opportunities for good health for all. It is about reducing avoidable and unjust differences in health among population groups. The Heath Equity Office provides various tools and resources to improve equity in the access, quality and outcomes of health care for vulnerable populations.
 

CAMH Health Promotion Resource Centre
CAMH Health Promotion Resource Centre (CAMH HPRC) is Ontario's source for health promotion evidence regarding mental health and substance use and we build related capacity in health promotion, public health and allied health professionals. In addition, our other primary activities include partnership development and knowledge exchange to impact local and system-level practice, planning and policy.
 

CAMH Knowledge Exchange Archive 
The archive for CAMH Knowledge Exchange materials that have been moved over to Portico but not yet reviewed or revised. 
 

CAMH Partners Project
The PARTNERs Project aims to improve outcomes for primary care patients with depression, anxiety, and at-risk drinking. 
 

Childhood Trauma Toolkit
Adverse chldhood experiences and traumas increase children's risk for lifelong illness. The Childhood Trauma Tookit offers resources for pediatricians, family doctors and other clinicians to understand, assess and develop treatment plans for traumatized children.
 

Collaborative Mental Health
This website presents educational content on collaborative mental health in various creative formats. 
 

Depression and Alcoholism: Validation of an Integrated Care Initiative - DA VINCI
The goal of DA VINCI is to ensure patients with both a major depressive disorder (MDD) and alcohol dependence (AD) have access to person-centered, evidence-based integrated care. Our objective is to work with each partner site to rearrange, educate, and optimize existing clinical and administrative resources to improve access and treatment procedures for concurrent MDD and AD.
 

Drug Promotion, Problems, Policy
Drug Promotion, Problems, Policy (DPPP) is a blog by Mike DeVillaer about advertising, marketing, sponsorship and pop culture promotion of alcohol, tobacco, pharmaceuticals and illegal drugs. The blog examines how indiscriminate glamourization of drug use leads to beliefs and behaviours associated with drug problems. DPPP also discusses bold new approaches to policy solutions. 
 

Drug Promotion, Drug Problems
Drug Promotion, Drug Problems is a curriculum-based set of activities for teachers across Canada. Lesson plans focus on learning about substance use and addiction, and the impact advertising has on young people.


ECHO Ontario First Nations, Inuit, and Métis Wellness at CAMH and University of Toronto
ECHO Ontario Mental Health is launching a new project to address mental wellness from the perspective of wholism and support primary and community care providers in First Nations, Inuit, and Métis communities

 

ECHO Ontario Mental Health at CAMH and U of T
ECHO Ontario Mental Health at CAMH and U of T aims to support primary care providers by expanding local capacity to manage mental health and addictions. In this ‘hub and spoke' model, primary care providers meet via multi-point video conferencing on a weekly basis to observe a didactic based on a curriculum validated by primary care providers, discuss anonymized cases, and receive recommendations rooted in evidence based best practices. 
 

Gronk!
Gronk! is Lisa Walter's blog about her ongoing work on her graphic memoir, Dinosaur. Look over her shoulder at her work and into her head as she reflects on learning to live with some pretty scary thoughts (shaped by OCD and other kinds of craziness). Gronk! chronicles Lisa's progress as she moves closer to completion and publication. 
 

Health Care Access Research and Developmental Disabilities (H-CARDD)
The H-CARDD program was developed to address disparities in health status and health care access by individuals with developmental disabilities in Ontario, Canada. People with developmental disabilities often have complex health care needs, experience difficulty accessing appropriate services and tend to encounter health care providers with little knowledge of how to support them. The overall goal of H-CARDD is to monitor and improve the health and health care of Ontarians with developmental disabilities by engaging researchers, policy-makers, health care planners, clinicians, adults with developmental disabilities and caregivers. 
 

Health Equity Impact Assessment (HEIA)
This website provides information and resources on HEIA, a practical tool that helps users identify and address unintended health equity impacts of decision-making (positive and negative) on specific population groups. 
 

IRCBP Alumni Association
The IRCBP Alumni Association connects 100+ research trainees on drugs and related problems. 
 

Medical Psychiatry Alliance (MPA)
The Medical Psychiatry Alliance (MPA) is a collaborative partnership whose goal is to transform mental health care. Supported by CAMH, The Hospital for Sick Children, Trillium Health Partners (THP) and the University of Toronto (U of T),  the MPA is dedicated to transforming the delivery of mental health services for patients who suffer from both mental and physical illness or medically unexplained symptoms.
 

Ontario Psychiatric Outreach Program (OPOP)
OPOP is collaborative and dynamic network of dedicated academics and practitioners in the mental health field, sharing expertise and resources to deliver clinical services and education to Ontario's rural, remote and under-serviced areas.
 

Ontario Behaviour Analytic Community of Practice (OBACoP) 
OBACoP is a network of behaviour analytic practitioners, researchers and educators that share an interest in the science of human behaviour and its potential for making positive social change.

 

Ontario Working Group on Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder
Welcome to the website of the Ontario Working Group on Mental Health and Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). In response to the alarming lack of knowledge and appropriate services for adults living with ASD, this collaboration was created in spring 2014. We are leaders in the ASD field, clinicians and researchers in adult mental health, and representatives from professional clinical organizations across Ontario.
 

Opioid Resource Hub
Provides resources on opioid awareness, treatment and education for a wide variety of audiences. 
 

Refugee Mental Health (RMH) Project
The RMH Project builds health, social and settlement service providers' knowledge and skills regarding refugee mental health and promotes inter-sector and inter-professional collaboration. 
 

Researching Health in Ontario Communities (RHOC)
RHOC addresses the complexity of co-occurring mental health, substance use and violence problems. 
 

Scarborough Addiction Services Partnership (SASP)
The Scarborough Addiction Services Partnership is comprised of over twenty agencies serving Scarborough residents living with addictions. Agencies represent a spectrum of services, including mental health, addicitons, cultural, housing, homelessness, community centres and allied sectors. SASP develops community-based addiction services and addiction service capacity by providing seed funding, training and networking opportunities.

 

Social Entrepreneurism in Mental Health (SEMH)
SEMH focuses on understanding how social entrepreneurism principles can help to achieve mental health equity. 
 

Supporting a family member with schizophrenia
Practical strategies for daily living

Supporting a family member with schizophrenia offers tools and resources that help people with schizophrenia and their families develop customized strategies that support an independent and fulfilling life in the community.
 

Teach Resiliency 
Teach Resiliency is a door to an online library that has practical and evidence-informed resources and tools to support mental health in our classrooms and schools—for students as well as educators. It’s also a place to learn from one another: to exchange ideas, create new resources, and share important perspectives and ideas. When teachers connect to information about mental health and resiliency, to tools and resources, to one another, and to researchers, they are supported on their journey towards engagement and energy at work and school, academic and professional satisfaction, and building healthy futures for themselves and their students.
 

Web Interventions Repository of Evidence (WIRE)
The Web Interventions Repository of Evidence is a searchable database of internet-based interventions for substance use that have been evaluated for use with youth (12-24 years old). The intended audience of WIRE is service providers who work with youth who use drugs or alcohol. It was created to support informed decision-making among service providers who are interested in exploring the use of internet-based interventions with this population.