Helpful resources – general information

The following resources offer trustworthy information that will help your family member and you get the facts and become partners in care and recovery.

Thanks to the Internet, we now have an incredible amount of easy-to-access health information. Many websites are trustworthy. However, some offer outdated or incorrect information. The Canadian Health Network provides advice that can help you decide whether a website is trustworthy. As for specific pieces of information gathered from websites, it is often wise to verify the information with other sources such as a family doctor, other health professional or local Canadian Mental Health Association.