The Canadian Coalition for Seniors' Mental Health (CCSMH) is hard at work ensuring that seniors' mental health is recognized as a key Canadian health and wellness issue. Working with partners across the country, the CCSMH is busy facilitating initiatives to enhance and promote seniors' mental health. Below is a listing of what's new at the CCSMH, but there are always more projects in development. Please bookmark this site and visit us frequently for updates.
Celebrating the Past, Present, & Future of Seniors' Mental Health - September 21 & 22, 2012
The CCSMH co-authored the new Mental Health Commission of Canada Guidelines for Comprehensive Mental Health Services for Older Adults in Canada. Visit www.mhccseniorsguidelines.ca to view the interactive Guidelines or to download a PDF.
CCSMH Receives Honourable Mention
On October 16th 2012 the CCSMH received an Honourable Mention at the Mental Health Commission of Canada's 5th Anniversary National Mental Health Awards, recognizing our work with the National Guidelines Project.
Developing Guidelines on the Assessment and Treatment of Delirium in Older Adults at the End-of-Life
Article in Canadian Geriatrics Journal, Vol 14, No 2 (2011)
A Knowledge Transfer Study of the Utility of the Nova Scotia Seniors' Health Network in Implementing Seniors' Mental Health National Guidelines
Article in the Canadian Geriatrics Journal, Vol 14, No 1 (2011)
New Information: Seniors, Emergencies and Disasters
[Updated October 2011]