The Community Mental Health Action Plan is a partnership of more than 50 organizations working to help all organizations involved in mental health and addiction in Edmonton and Area maximize collective resources, leverage opportunities to respond to existing gaps in service, and foster innovative approaches to integrate supports and services. This is accomplished by taking meaningful action in three areas:
Only through collaboration can we improve access to mental health and addiction services.
The Action Plan highlights what can be done at the community level when we work together. Learn more about how your participation will transform our community.
Interested in participating in the plan? Contact us at email@example.com
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Navigation: Finding Our Way together.
Everyone can be a navigator - including you! Navigators are essential in helping individuals and families connect to trusted and relevant mental health and addictions services and supports.
Navigators were asked to explain the essential characteristics of being a good navigator. We consistently heard that navigators need to be empathetic, relentless, empowering and understanding. They should be skilled in building trusting relationships and understand how systems work. They need full support from their organizations to develop and use these characteristics, competencies and skills. Download the Components of Successful Navigation infographic.
Annual community gatherings provide opportunities for existing and new stakeholders to collaborate, network, and learn together. Send us an email to find out when the next one is.