Year: 2016 Source: Ottawa, ON: Author, 2016. 25 p. SIEC No: 20160454

The release of Advancing the Mental Health Strategy for Canada: A Framework for Action (the Framework) affirms that everyone has a role to play. Consultations took place over the course of 2015, with individuals from across Canada generously sharing their experiences, including: Citizens Reference Panel of 36 everyday Canadians – who spent a week reflecting and recommending priorities for action; Concerned citizens; Stakeholders; People with lived experience; Caregivers; Policy makers; Healthcare providers; and, Indigenous peoples. Taken together, these collaborative efforts have yielded meaningful ways to accelerate uptake of Changing Directions, Changing Lives: The Mental Health Strategy for Canada.

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