We at PSR Canada feel that it's important for us to share pertinent information about national topics that affect our work in Mental Health and Addictions. 

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October 2018

The new government of Ontario has created  an Associate Deputy Minister (ADM) position for Community, Mental Health and Addictions and French Language Services. The new ADM is Tim Hadwen. Tim is an experienced ADM who will bring great insight to this new role.

The memo from the government specified that the policy work on child and youth mental health and new structure at Ministry of Health and Long Term Care will be in place as of October 29, 2018. This is the first time this file has been elevated to a division,

See Global news article.

June 12th, 2018


WAPR e-bulletin–Check out the bulletin HERE.

WAPR stands for World Association for Psychosocial Rehabilitation. 

April 12th, 2018

Decriminalization of Drug Use

Though we at PSR/PRS Canada are not taking a specific stance on this issue, we are aware that this is an important issue for many of us working in the field. 

Please take a minute to look at this document:
Support decriminalization resolution: Add your name on open letter to Liberal party members