This free Medical Psychiatry Collaborative Care Certificate module will feature an inter-professional approach to managing complexities in patients wtih response behaviours of dementia, including the topics of: differentiating between delirium and dementia, approaches to behaviour assessment, caregiving strategies to minimize responsive behaviours, and communication approaches. Register now!
This free Medical Psychiatry Collaborative Care Certificate module will address the complex relationship between sleep and mental illness. Participants will learn to apply a comprehensive approach to assessing and managing sleep complaints in patients with psychiatric and medical comorbidities, as well as how to develop a care plan in collaboration with inter-professional team members and patients to support patients' sleep management. Register now!
Hold the date in your calendars! The 2018 MPA Annual Conference this year will take place from Oct 2- 3 in Mississauga, ON. Stay tuned for more info.
As an infant and then as a child, Nabihah was sick all the time. She would cough persistently and run short of breath, but no one knew why. Numerous visits to health care specialists in the Greater Toronto Area, where Nabihah lived with her parents, failed to pinpoint a diagnosis.
Bell Let's Talk is a day when many Canadians speak up to raise awareness about mental health and to promote positive change in our communities. On this day, we are taking a moment to reflect on what is at the center of the #BellLetsTalk campaign – utilizing technology and communication to reduce stigma and increase access to mental health services for all Canadians.
On behalf of the Honourable Ginette Petitpas Taylor, Minister of Health, Robert Oliphant, Member of Parliament, announced funding for Picking Up the PACE (Promoting and Accelerating Change through Empowerment) – a smoking cessation resource program for health practitioners supported by MPA and provided through the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH).