CATIE strengthens Canada’s response to HIV and hepatitis C by bridging research and practice. We connect healthcare and community-based service providers with the latest science, and promote good practices for prevention and treatment programs. As Canada’s official knowledge broker for HIV and hepatitis C, you can count on us for up-to-date, accurate and unbiased information.
Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety
The Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS) has a vision: the elimination of work-related illnesses and injuries. We serve Canadians – and the world – with credible and relevant tools and resources to improve workplace health and safety programs. We believe that all Canadians have a fundamental right to a healthy and safe working environment. Through our programs, services, knowledge, commitment, and action, CCOHS will continue its efforts to advance health and safety in the workplace.
CTRI provides professional development training to over 20,000 people each year throughout Canada. But, more important than what we do, is what we believe. At the heart of our workshop material and resources is a belief that training, knowledge and skill development change individual lives, communities and organizations. Because of this belief, we take great care in developing our material to be of the highest quality possible.
Dunham House, is a residential treatment center for individuals suffering from substance use disorders and concurrent mental health disorders. We are a life skills and psycho-educational program, with a variety of workshops, which are individually designed for each and every person who comes through our doors. We are dedicated to helping our residents get their life back and regain a healthy quality of life. This is achieved through our workshops, individual and group counselling and various therapeutic activities such as art, music, and equine assisted therapy.
Accreditation Canada is a not-for-profit organization that is dedicated to working with patients, policy makers and the public to improve the quality of health and social services for all. We work to bring the best of health care from around the world home, and vice versa. We work closely with health and social services organizations in Canada and abroad to develop a sustainable culture of improvement that betters safety and efficiency, working to save and improve lives. From the standards we use to the frontline assessments we conduct and everything in between, patients and families are full partners in what we do. More than 1,000 health and social service organizations and 7,000 sites in Canada and around the world have been accredited through our programs and services, leading to safer, quality health care for those who matter most; patients and their families.
Physical and Health Education Canada (PHE Canada) champions healthy, active kids by promoting and advancing quality health and physical education opportunities and healthy learning environments. Supporting community champions with quality programs, professional development services, and community activation initiatives, PHE Canada inspires all to live healthy, physically active lives.
Ontario Centre of Excellence for Child and Youth Mental Health
At the Ontario Centre of Excellence for Child and Youth Mental Health, we drive high-quality child and youth mental health services by setting the bar for excellence and collaborating with others to pursue continuous quality improvement.
Those who know about EMHware, know we are dedicated to the art and science of electronic health record management. Currently focusing on the specific needs of the Mental Health, Children’s Mental Health, Addictions and out-patient Social Services sectors, we are continuously expanding our horizons. We work with government-based requirements to create highly-functional web-based, platform independent solutions intended to accurately report agency-based metrics and client details in accordance with government policy.
Canadian Institute for Health Information
The Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI) is an independent, not-for-profit organization that provides essential information on Canada’s health systems and the health of Canadians. We provide comparable and actionable data and information that are used to accelerate improvements in health care, health system performance and population health across Canada. Our stakeholders use our broad range of health system databases, measurements and standards, together with our evidence-based reports and analyses, in their decision-making processes. We protect the privacy of Canadians by ensuring the confidentiality and integrity of the health care information we provide.
Community Services Benefit Trustcsbt.ca
The CSBT is a non-profit trust that was formed in January 2002 by a group of not-for-profit community service organizations. Working together, these organizations created the Trust to provide fully insured, locally accessible benefits to social service organizations.
Fondation Émergence Inc.’s mission is to educate, inform and sensitize the general population to the realities of gay, lesbian, bisexual and trans-LGBT people.
Ride Don’t Hide
The largest mental health bike ride in Canada, Ride Don’t Hide raises much-needed funds for a variety of community mental health programs and services, and helps to eliminate the stigma of mental illness by inviting participants to “ride in plain sight.”
ACCESS Open Mindsaccessopenminds.ca
ACCESS Open Minds is a pan-Canadian research and evaluation network that marks a major innovation in how youth mental health services in Canada are designed, delivered, and evaluated.
Alone in a Crowd: A Story of a Registered Psychiatric Nurse’s Struggles with Bulimia and Mental Wellness
Always seemingly happy and talkative, the author shares the darkest secrets of her sixteen-year battle with an eating disorder. Hiding her insecurities “behind the mask” of a seemingly perfect life, Andrea struggles to be present in the moment even when surrounded by family and friends. Every moment, of each day, her thoughts and energy are consumed by body image concerns, distorted thoughts around food, and other mental health issues. Andrea often finds herself feeling “Alone in a Crowd” despite her professional knowledge and caring family. Her husband also shares his unique “partner’s perspective”, describing the stressors of being in a relationship consumed by a disordered-eating addiction. He candidly describes his frustrations, and feelings of powerlessness and betrayal, in their fight against food. Eventually, they both realize that a shift in mindset would be necessary for their marriage to survive. With the help of professional counselling services and personal reflection, Andrea is able to gain control over her self-harming ways. Despite overcoming this deadly addiction she soon discovers that “Life” doesn’t stand up to applaud her accomplishment, but instead throws more hurdles her way including her recent diagnosis of Multiple Sclerosis.
Athena relentlessly equips, partners and supports health and social service agencies around the world to: achieve agency missions and client service outcomes, meet evolving accountability reporting requirements, and deliver the best experience possible for their customers via its highly acclaimed Penelope SaaS Technology platform supported by best practice insights, training, tools and 24/7 support.