North East LHIN Releases Addiction Services Review, Calls for Mental Health & Addictions Collaborative

Jun 1, 2016 | AMHO News

The North East LHIN recently released a Review of Addiction Services in the North East Region, undertaken by Dr. Brian Rush (report available here).

The report provides an in-depth analysis of addiction services in the region, and finds high levels of substance use related challenges, as well as significantly higher utilization of health services related to substance use compared to the provincial average.

To develop a plan to implement the recommendations from the report, a call has been issued to strike a North East Mental Health and Addictions Collaborative. Click here for more details and to apply to join to collaborative (deadline to apply is June 30).

Members with questions about the report or the collaborative can contact Shana CalixteMental Health, Addictions and Housing Officer, North East LHIN at shana.calixte@lhins.on.ca or (705) 674-2864.