"DSM-5 is used by health professionals, social workers, and forensic and legal specialists to diagnose and classify mental disorders. The criteria are concise and explicit, intended to facilitate an objective assessment of symptom presentations in a variety of clinical settings- inpatient, outpatient, partial hospital, consultation-liaison, clinical, private practice, and primary care."
"In 2006, Nova Scotia Health Promotion and Protection launched the Nova Scotia Strategic Framework to Address Suicide, a 7-10-year plan for reducing suicide and attempted suicide in Nova Scotia. The strategic framework identified the need to develop a data profile report on suicide and attempted suicide in Nova Scotia and in 2006, HPP provided funding to the Dalhousie University Population Health Research Unit to develop this report"
OurHealthyMinds is about mental health. It celebrates the many ways we can be well, and honours the many ways we can experience mental illness - as an individual, a caregiver, a parent, a "child or loved one."