Tools and Resources
EPION is happy to announce that our MyCannabisIQ resources have been translated into French, and are now available for download, with limited print copies available to EPION member programs.
Launched in August 2018, the MyCannabisIQ initiative aims to educate clinical staff, families, and young people about the risks involved with cannabis use.
Three MyCannabisIQ resources have been created to educate clinicians, families, and clients on important topics related to the legalization of cannabis. Particular emphasis has been placed on EPION’s role in helping to prepare stakeholders for productive conversations with youth about cannabis use in hopes of reducing the potential negative outcomes of cannabis use on recovery.
These resources are available in English and French on the MyCannabisIQ website: mycannabisIQ.ca
If your program is interested in print copies of the French resources, please let us know via firstname.lastname@example.org.
EPION’s Metabolic Monitoring Working Group developed three videos to highlight the suite of tools developed for metabolic monitoring. These resources are designed for community and
The EPION PEAK Working Group is happy to announce the release of the Primary Care Communication Tool for EPI programs. Help improve your communication and collaboration with primary care by using this simple template for shared clients. (more…)
EPION’s Standards Implementation Committee is happy to announce the Fidelity Pilot Report is now available. “Implementing a volunteer peer fidelity assessment in Ontario Early Psychosis Intervention programs: what did we learn?” describes the Fidelity Pilot project conducted by the Standards Implementation Steering Committee (SISC). (more…)
MEDIA RELEASE: Friday August 3, 2018
EPION launches MyCannabisIQ public education campaign about risks of Cannabis use
On the eve of Cannabis legalization in Canada, the Early Psychosis Intervention Ontario Network (EPION) is launching a new MyCannabisIQ campaign to educate clinical staff, families, and young people about the risks involved with cannabis use. (more…)
The Canadian Consortium for Early Intervention in Psychosis (CCEIP) has developed a cannabis resource in a convenient tear-off pad format. The CCEIP has partnered with Schizophrenia Society of Ontario (SSO) and EPION to include our logos and share the resource with our members. The CCEIP has offered to print and mail this pad to all EPI programs across the province that are identified on EPION’s website (www.help4psychosis.ca), and has provided us with a pdf version so that additional copies can be printed freely. (more…)
The EPION Metabolic Monitoring working group has adapted a guide developed by service users and practitioners from Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust in England. This guide was developed to empower service users to improve the quality of the care they receive. (more…)
Over the past year EPION’s Community of Interest (CoI) has been working on a few documents to support primary care in the early detection and facilitation of access to our EPI services. We have created a generic letter and information sheet. (more…)
“Five years with the Ontario Early Psychosis Intervention (EPI) Program Standards: Environmental Scan to Inform Quality Improvement” summarizes findings from surveys, consultations, and a provincial scan conducted by the Standards Implementation Steering Committee (SISC) (more…)
This exploratory study examines an Applied Health Research Question posed by the Early Psychosis Intervention Ontario Network (EPION) to learn more about family work by Ontario EPI programs. (more…)