Education and Awareness campaigns aimed at helping reduce the stigma of mental illness were made possible with a $10,000 grant from the Health Sciences Foundation. As well, Adult Mental Health has received some new electronics through a Volunteer Association/Health Sciences Foundation Family CARE grant. The flat screen TV, DVD/VCR player and Nintendo Wii are helping improve patients’ moods, lessen their anxiety and support their relaxation.
The resources listed below can be helpful, reliable information to share with your patients.
Patient Symptom Management Guides
Cancer Care Ontario created patient guides to help manage symptoms. The guides are filled with easy-to-understand, practical tips for what patients should do and when to get help from their health care team.
Guides are available for: