Provincial and territorial strategies in mental health
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The following table lists the most recent provincial and territorial strategies in mental health. Click on the title of a strategy to be directed to a summary page. The summary page presents a summary of the strategy, its objectives, guiding values and principles, health mental promotion, mental illness prevention, and early intervention dimensions, and elements of its evaluation, as well as listing any preceding versions of the strategy and accompanying evaluation reports.


PROVINCIAL AND TERRITORIAL STRATEGIES IN MENTAL HEALTH
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Geographical Area Title
NB.The titles in italics are translations of strategies that are not available in English.
Organization  Year Sub-populations
Alta. Valuing Mental Health: Next steps
Alberta Government, Alberta Health 2017 Children, youth, and families; Individuals with multiple and complex needs; Individuals requiring addiction services; Indigenous peoples and communities
B.C. Healthy Minds, Healthy People: A Ten-Year Plan to Address Mental Health and Substance Use in British Columbia Government of British Columbia 2010 Whole population approach; people who use substances
B.C. B.C.'s Mental Health and Substance Use Strategy 2017-2020 Government of British Columbia 2017 Children, youth and families; Adults; Indigenous peoples
B.C. Mental Health and Addictions Strategy Government of British Columbia, Ministry of Mental Health and Addictions N/A N/A
Man. Improving Access and Coordination of Mental Health and Addiction Services: A Provincial Strategy for all Manitobans Government of Manitoba, Health, Seniors and Active Living 2018 Children and youth; Indigenous peoples; Individuals with substance use/addiction and mental health problems and illnesses
N.B. The Action Plan for Mental Health in New Brunswick 2011-18 Government of New Brunswick 2011 Aboriginal Peoples; Children & Youth; Seniors; People living with mental disorders
N.L. The Way Forward - Towards Recovery: The Mental Health and Addictions Action Plan for Newfoundland and Labrador Government of Newfoundland and Labrador, Department of Health and Community Services 2017 Children, youth and families; Caregivers; Seniors; Inmates; Individuals with substance use/addiction and mental health problems and illnesses; Indigenous peoples; Communities
N.S. Together We Can: The plan to improve mental health and addictions care for Nova Scotians Government of Nova Scotia 2012 Children & Youth; Aboriginal Peoples; Seniors; Diverse communities
Nvt See the following section on strategies related to suicide prevention  N/A N/A N/A
N.W.T. Mind and Spirit: Promoting Mental Health and Addictions Recovery in the Northwest Territories - Strategic Framework 2016-2021 Government of Northwest Territories, Department of Health and Social Services 2016 Whole population approach; Children, youth and families; Elders; People living with mental health problems and illnesses; Indigenous peoples
N.W.T. Child and Youth Mental Wellness Action Plan 2017-2021 Government of Northwest Territories, Department of Health and Social Services 2017 Children, youth and emerging adults (0-24 years); Families; Communities; Indigenous peoples
Ont. Open Minds, Healthy Minds: Ontario's Comprehensive Mental Health and Addictions Strategy Government of Ontario 2011 Whole population approach; people who use substances
P.E.I. Moving Forward Together: Prince Edward Island's Mental Health and Addictions Strategy 2016-2026  Government of Prince Edward Island 2016 Whole population approach; Children, young people and families;  People living with mental health problems and illnesses; Diverse communities; Individuals with complex needs
QC Working together and differently: 2015-2020 Mental Health Action Plan

Government of Québec, Department of Health and Social Services

2015 Whole population approach; Children and youth; Adults; People living with mental disorders; Service users; Indigenous peoples
Sask. Working Together for Change: A 10 Year Mental Health and Addictions Action Plan for Saskatchewan Government of Saskatchewan 2014 Children, youth and families; Seniors; Individuals with persistent and complex mental health and addictions issues; Diverse communities; Indigenous peoples
Y.T. Forward Together: Yukon Mental Wellness Strategy 2016-2026 Yukon Government, Department of Health and Social Services 2016 Whole population approach; Children, youth and families; Adults and seniors; First Nations; Persons with disabilities

 
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