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How Do We Measure Mental Illness and Addictions at a Population Level? CAMH and EENet

March 18, 2015

11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. (EDT)

Rates of mental illness and addictions at a population level are always based on estimates. In Canada, different studies have shown that rate to be anywhere from 1 in 3 to 1 in 10. With Ontario’s population at 13.6 million, that is a big gap. How do we understand these very different numbers? And how do we use them to inform our work in Ontario’s mental health and addictions system?

Join us for a free webinar and learn about:

  • Current sources of data on rates of mental illness and addictions in Canada;
  • Factors to consider when thinking about how this data applies to the Ontario setting.

Note: Space is limited, so if you’re participating with others, please register as one person and view the webinar together.

About the presenter: Dr. Jürgen Rehm is Director of the Social and Epidemiological Research (SER) Department at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH).

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This webinar is presented by the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH)’s Health Promotion Resource Centre and EENet.

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