News & Events
News & Updates
Here you will find a sampling of news and announcements from EPION.
EPION’s Metabolic Monitoring working group developed an interactive web tool to promote metabolic monitoring for people with mental illness. This issue of EENet’s Promising Practice highlights how the EPI program at CMHA Thunder Bay has been using EPION’s Metabolic Monitoring tool in their practice.(more…)
Donations made in memory of a client at the Heads Up! Program in Southeastern Ontario has led to new beginnings for both EPI clients and shelter animals in a new partnership with the Quinte Humane Society. See below for an excerpt from the original story by Kingston Health Sciences Centre.
EPION’s Standards Implementation Steering Committee is happy to announce that its latest report is now available. “Quality of care in Ontario Early Psychosis Intervention programs: An update after the second round of EPI fidelity assessments” describes the next phase of the Fidelity Pilot project conducted by the Standards Implementation Steering Committee (SISC).(more…)
Transitions in care, including clients leaving the program, transferring or re-entering, are consistently identified as challenges for Early Psychosis Intervention programs. In response to this concern, EPION led a consultation process among interested members and other stakeholders over the 2018-2019 fiscal year.(more…)
Thunder Bay – Dr. Chiachen (Chi) Cheng, Physician Researcher and Lead of the NorthBEAT Collaborative, hosted a celebration for the one-year anniversary of NorthBEAT’s Youth Advisory Group. Youth, family members, and community partners gathered on August 15 to celebrate the successes of NorthBEAT’s Youth Advisory Group, including the launch of a new youth-led social media strategy that aims to increase knowledge about psychosis for youth in Northwestern Ontario.(more…)
In celebration of Mental Health Awareness Week 2019, registration for our biannual EPION 2019 conference is now live!(more…)
Join EPION for our bi-annual two-day conference in Toronto on November 19+20, 2019. The theme of this year’s conference is Partners in Practice and Progress.(more…)