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All About the North York Toronto Health Partners

  ABOUT US The health-care landscape is undergoing a period of significant change and renewal.  A key component of this transformation is the creation of the new Ontario Health Teams (OHTs), which are part of a new model of organizing and delivering services in local communities. As a result, North York Toronto…

New North York Ontario Health Team to Provide Better Connected Care for Patients

Ontario Health Teams Part of Province’s Plan to End Hallway Health Care December 2, 2019 9:31 A.M. NORTH YORK — Ontario is delivering on its commitment to end hallway health care and build a connected and sustainable health care system centred around the needs of patients. The province is introducing…

Community Members Share Their Experiences Using Local Healthcare Services. This is What We Learned.

Addiction Services for York Region, Markham Stouffville Hospital, local family physicians and community services, are working together to plan what the future of healthcare can look like for the communities of Eastern York Region (Markham, Stouffville, Thornhill) and North Durham (Uxbridge and Brock). We asked patients/clients and community members to…

Co-Designing Dementia Care and Support in Eastern York Region & North Durham

Help us improve care for people living with dementia in Eastern York Region and North Durham. Join us for a “co-design” session where caregivers, clients, patients and care providers will come together to explore better ways of providing care and support in our local region. The Province is reorganizing healthcare…

Co-Designing Mental Health and Addiction Support in Eastern York Region & North Durham

Help us improve care for people affected by Mental Health and Addictions in Eastern York Region and North Durham. Join us for a “co-design” session where caregivers, clients, patients and care providers will come together to explore better ways of providing care and support in our local region. The Province…

York Region Takes Action Against Harmful Effects of Opioid Use

The Opioid Action Plan and online drug reporting tool launched to address rising opioid harms Newmarket –  Like many communities in Ontario and across Canada, The Regional Municipality of York is experiencing the growing impact of opioid harms. Through the meeting of York Regional Council, the Opioid Action Plan was shared today with York…

Healthcare in our Community Survey – Take it Now!

Addiction Services for York Region is working with a number of community agencies, individuals, primary care and hospitals @NWTorontoOHT to better integrate the care that you receive. We can’t do this on our own. 𝗪𝗲 𝗻𝗲𝗲𝗱 𝘆𝗼𝘂𝗿 𝗵𝗲𝗹𝗽. Please complete this survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com  

Saturday, August 31 is #OverdoseAwarenessDay

International #OverdoseAwarenessDay is a global event held on 31 August each year and aims to raise awareness of overdose and reduce the stigma of a drug-related death. It also acknowledges the grief felt by families and friends remembering those who have died or had a permanent injury as a result…

Addiction Recovery for Parents

Children living in homes with a parent affected by an addiction can frequently find life confusing, difficult and unpredictable. Making a decision to both be sober or control your substance use and be the best parent you can be is the best gift you can give your child. Living a…

Effective Communication

What is Effective Communication? Effective communication is about more than just exchanging information. It’s about understanding the emotion and intentions behind the information. As well as being able to clearly convey a message, you need to also listen in a way that gains the full meaning of what’s being said…