Mental Health & Addictions – CE Reports

Below is a list of reports from patient and public engagement processes associated with mental health and addictions services.


Opioid Agonist Therapy Engagement Summary – July 2019

This summary captures feedback gathered over 5 sessions in 5 different communities in British Columbia. The Ministry of Health wanted to hear from clients of private Opioid Agonist Therapy clinics to understand the impact of private clinic fees and how they affect access.


The Foundry Richmond Engagement Summary – June 2019

This summary captures feedback gathered from a focus group with parents and family members of youth aged 12 – 25 years who require mental health & substance use services (as well as other social services, primary care and youth and family support) in Richmond.


58 West Hastings Client Engagement Summary FINAL May 2018

This summary captures feedback gathered from focus groups to engage individuals who have experience using Community Health Services in and around the area of 58 West Hastings St. in Vancouver. This engagement was to support the design and overall planning for a new purpose build community health centre.


Withdrawal Management Centre Engagement Summary FINAL May 2018

This summary captures feedback gathered from 5 focus groups which happened in April and May of 2018 to engage individuals with lived experience or knowledge of a detox facility. This feedback was gathered to support the design and overall planning for a new purpose built withdrawal management centre in Vancouver.


SMART Recovery Community Engagement Summary.FINAL Feb.2018

This summary report captures feedback gathered from a consultation process on the SMART Recovery Program – which helps people manage their recovery from any type of addictive behaviour. This includes addictive behaviour with substances such as alcohol, nicotine or drugs, or compulsive behaviours such as gambling, sex, eating, shopping, self-harming and so on. SMART stands for ‘Self Management And Recovery Training’.


CYMHSU phase one CE report – August 2017 Final

This report captures stakeholder’s ideas for change, gathered over a four month engagement process to inform the Vancouver Child and Youth Mental Health and Substance Use strategy.


Child & Youth Mental Health & Substance Use Redesign Interim Report – April 2017

This report summarizes the feedback gathered from two public forums held in March 2017 to inform the development of a strategic framework for VCH’s Child and Youth Mental Health and Substance Use Services.


Powell River Needle Exchange Program – April 2017

This report summarizes feedback gathered from clients who use the services of the Needle Exchange Program in Powell River, as well as from community partners who refer clients to the program.


Health Outreach & Peer Empowerment Summary Report – May 2017

This report summarizes a survey that was conducted to inform a program developed for Mental Health & Substance Use Peers to engage in peer coaching and mentoring to develop and build upon clients’ skills and strengths to live healthy and independently.


Substance use System of Care Strategic Plan Engagement Report – Mar 2017

This report summarizes the feedback gathered at 4 focus groups with different stakeholders on a draft strategic plan for a system of care for substance use in January of 2017.


Richmond Mental Health Relocation Report – Apr 2016

This report summarizes the feedback gathered at a community forum held to discuss the relocation of the Richmond Mental health Team, the Richmond Older Adult Mental Health Team, the Integrated Outreach Team, and the Richmond Consumer and Friends Society to a new site.


e-Mental Health Strategy – Oct 2014

This report summarizes the findings of an online survey designed to gather input from potential users of a new online resource for depression and anxiety.


Mental Health Tertiary Review Summary – June 2012

This report summarizes the resident and family feedback received for four of VCH’s mental health units.