Colloborative Toolbox: Child Youth Mental Health Substance Use

Colloborative Toolbox: Child Youth Mental Health Substance Use

The Legacy Congress of the Child and Youth Mental Health and Substance Use (CYMHSU) Collaborative was held 9 and 10 March 2017 in Vancouver at the Sheraton Wall Centre. Close to 600 people came from all over BC to share their experiences, activities, and outcomes under the unique initiative that for the last 4 years has aimed to improve the system of care for children, youth, and families with mental health and substance use concerns

•    A new website (www.collaborativetoolbox.ca) was created to provide a one-stop shop for CYMHSU tools and resources created and collated by the Collaborative LATs and working groups to meet their objectives. The site provides access to items like suicide prevention toolkits, handouts, posters, common consent forms, ER protocols, enhanced learning modules, and more. These can be shared and adapted by LATs or community partners to support mental health and substance use activities now and in the future.