The Broadbent Institute will be presenting its newly released policy backgrounder on the making mental healthcare a part of Ontario’s public health care system, with coverage of psychotherapies under the Ontario Health Insurance Plan (OHIP). The session will begin with a short briefing by Broadbent Institute Director of Policy and Stakeholder Relations, Clement Nocos, who will present the policy backgrounder’s main points, the program model and costing estimates. Following the briefing will be a Q&A between Clement Nocos and Dr. Jeffrey Ansloos, a health policy expert and co-author of this policy backgrounder. The two will discuss other considerations surrounding a mental healthcare policy in Ontario and across Canada.
This event took place over zoom.
Resources and publications mentioned during the event
Making it Right – Universal Basic Mental Healthcare for Ontario - The Broadbent Institute
New Federal Investments in Mental Health: Accelerating the Integration of Psychological Services in Primary Care - Canadian Psychological Association and the Council of Professional Associations of Psychologists.
The Time is Now: Considerations for a National Psychotherapy Program - Mental Health Commission of Canada