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Working together for women's mental health: a framework for the development of policies and programs: prepared by the Federal/Pr
Examines women's mental health concerns in Canada, focusing on factors such as poverty and economic uncertainty, violence and sexual abuse, and gender discrimination and sex role stereotyping.
Published: 1993
Mental health: mental illness  
http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/iyh-vsv/diseases-maladies/mental_e.html
Examines the types, causes, symptoms, health effects, and treatment of mental illnesses. Also looks at ways to help recovery. (See Details)
Published: 2006
Advancing the health of girls and women in BC: a provincial women's health strategy  
http://www.bcifv.org/resources/newsletter/2005/summer/advancing.shtml
Looks at the connection between gender-based violence as a feature of women's mental health and addiction. (See Details)
Published: 2005
Maintaining your mental health  
http://nnmh.ca/files/en_consumers_in_action_i.pdf
Looks at mental health issues and suggests ways to help maintain good mental health and help recovery. (See Details)
Published: 2003
Changing diets, changing minds: how food affects mental health and behaviour  
http://www.sustainweb.org/pdf/MHRep_LowRes.pdf
Reviews the research that appears to demonstrate a link between diet and mental health, and to place that evidence in the context of a changing food system. (See Details)
Published: 2005
Learning from our mistakes: difficulties and failures in feminist therapy
Examines the failures and roadblocks that have hampered feminist therapists in the past in order that others may learn from them and avoid the same misfortunes.
Published: 1998
Single motherhood and mental health: implications for primary prevention  
http://www.cmaj.ca/cgi/reprint/156/5/661.pdf
Looks at research showing that single motherhood is associated with increased rates of affective disorder, poverty, and utilization of mental health services. (See Details)
Published: 1997
International women's mental health consensus statement approved  
http://www.cwhn.ca/node/39465
Announces the approval of an international consensus statement calling for the prioritization of women's mental health by the World Psychiatric Association. (See Details)
Published: 2006
Women and mental health: reflections of inequality
Addresses aspects of women's mental health, the impact of gender roles on our psychological state, the hazards we face at work, the impact of gender-based violence, and the burden of body image in society.
Published: 2001
The human face of mental health and mental illness in Canada 2006  
http://www.phac-aspc.gc.ca/publicat/human-humain06/pdf/human_face_e.pdf
Provides information on various mental health conditions, including statistical data. (See Details)
Published: 2006