Webinar recording: Nurturing Mental Wellness in Older Adults: Accessing Resources and Supports

About the Webinar

In this May 23 webinar, the Provincial System Support Program (PSSP) and RBC Patient Family Learning Space at CAMH co-presented the Understanding Mental Health and Well-Being in Later Life initiative. Watch the recording to discover our accessible resources, which focus on empowering older adults and their families to access mental health support in their community. These resources include community-based workshops for older adults hosted across the province, online courses for service providers, multilingual information sheets, webinars with subject matter experts, and more!

Originally live streamed: May 23, 2024

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The Presenters

Michelle Chin (she/her), Bilingual Knowledge Broker, PSSP, CAMH

Michelle is a former French immersion teacher in Toronto and now combines her passion for teaching and research in her role as a bilingual knowledge broker. She collaborates with communities of interest and other stakeholders, facilitating the exchange of accessible and reliable evidence in easy-to-understand formats. She believes that using a plain language approach ensures that information is easy to understand and use. In her spare time, Michelle loves working out, cooking, hiking, and spending time outdoors with her family and friends.

Lindsay Turner (she/her), Interim Manager, Knowledge Mobilization Strategy & Special Projects, PSSP, CAMH

Since joining CAMH in 2020, Lindsay has supported a range of strategic, advisory, planning, and partner engagement roles, including as a Project Coordinator for the Early Psychosis Intervention Ontario Network and Consultant of Knowledge Mobilization and Public Awareness. Prior to joining CAMH, Lindsay held a variety of policy leadership roles with the governments of Ontario and Canada, specializing in human services. With 18 years of experience supporting public sector modernization and transformation initiatives, Lindsay is passionate about building meaningful partnerships, breaking down silos, and integrating service systems to improve public health.

Angela Yip (she/her), Manager Community-based Knowledge Mobilization, PSSP, CAMH

Angela first joined CAMH in 2006 and has over 18 years of experience working in knowledge mobilization, health systems and services, research and consulting. She is passionate about bringing together diverse groups across the mental health, substance use, and addictions system. Her commitment to being a community-builder is evident in the vast network of authentic relationships she has built across the system and allied systems. She is continually investing in learning from different perspectives to help advance progress toward a more accessible, evidence-informed, and equitable system.

About the Organizers

Provincial System Support Program (PSSP)

The Provincial System Support Program (PSSP) at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) works with communities, service providers, government, and system partners to move evidence to action and create sustainable change in Ontario's mental health and addictions system. With expertise in implementation, knowledge mobilization, evaluation, equity, lived experience engagement, and data management, PSSP is on the ground across the province, collaborating with a wide variety of health and social care partners, to build a stronger, more equitable, and more accessible mental health and substance use care system.

RBC Patient and Family Learning Space (PFLS) 

The RBC Patient and Family Learning Space (PFLS) is an interactive hub for patients, families and the community to access reliable information about mental health, substance use and recovery. We offer our services virtually and in person, and have resources in print, web and app format. Through the PFLS you can attend interactive workshops and webinars, and discover a variety of community-based services that might help you in your recovery.

RBC Patient and Family Learning Space

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