Published on March 15th, 2017 | from CAMH Education
CAMH Library: Toronto Francophonie Week and International Francophone Day
By Sarah Bonato, Reference/Research Librarian, CAMH Library
March 15-25 marks Toronto Francophonie Week, ahead of International Francophone Day on March 20. See below for a selection of resources on health in Canadian Francophone populations.
Drug Use, Mental Health and Well-Being Among Francophone Students in Ontario, 2015 OSDUHS: CAMH Population Studies eBulletin
From the Institute for Mental Health Policy Research at CAMH
- This e-bulletin describes the prevalence estimates of drug use, mental health, and physical health indicators among Francophone students in Ontario, and also provides comparisons with non-Francophone students
Access at http://www.camh.ca/en/research/news_and_publications/Population%20Health%20eBulletin/eBulletins%20for%202016/ebv17_n3_Francophone-Students_2015OSDUHS.pdf
The Health of the Francophone Population Aged 65 and Over in Ontario: A Region-By-Region Portrait Based on the Canadian Community Health Survey (CCHS)
From the Réseau de recherche appliquée sur la santé des francophones de l’Ontario (RRASFO)
- This report provides a portrait of the health of francophone seniors (65 years and over) in Ontario.
Access at http://www.rrasfo.ca/images/docs/publications/2014Ontario_Franc_65_Report_March_28_2014_final_2.pdf
Northern Ontario Health Care Priorities: Access to Culturally Appropriate Care for Physical and Mental Health
From the Northern Policy Institute
- This briefing note identifies top priorities for health policy in relation to northern Ontario, including health services for Francophone populations.
Access at http://www.northernpolicy.ca/upload/documents/publications/briefing-notes/paper-health-policy-4-english-15.06.22.pdf
Round Table on the Mental Health of Francophones in Minority Communities
From the Mental Health Commission of Canada and Société Santé en français
- The purpose of this round table was to better understand the realities faced by minority Francophone communities and identify key issues and possible solutions to improve mental health in these communities.
Access at http://www.mentalhealthcommission.ca/sites/default/files/FamilyCaregivers_2010RoundtableFrancophoneMH_ENG_0_1.pdf
Scan and Study of Primary Health Care Models for Francophone Communities in Minority Settings Across Canada
From the Canadian Association of Community Health Centres (CACHC) and Société Santé en français
- This study is on the governance, service delivery, and operational models for health care across Canada for Francophones living in a minority context.
Access at http://www.cachc.ca/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/CACHC-SSF-Report-Final-version-Feb2016.pdf