Standards/Framework/Principles for Mental Health and Alcohol and Drug Misuse Services in Saskatchewan

Framework for Service Delivery - Mental Health and Alcohol and Drug Misuse Services – This Framework document aims to provide the conceptual background and support for current operations, as well as future conceptual and practical developments within Mental Health and Alcohol and Drug Misuse Services in Saskatchewan. This framework provides the foundational principles to guide programs, services and staff in delivery of care. It is also intended to provide background for future developments including detailed clinical and program standards.  May 2012

Integration Framework – Mental Health and Alcohol and Drug Misuse Services – The Mental Health and Alcohol and Drug Misuse Services (MHSMS) Framework document outlines the foundational principles of a person and family centred system of care. These principles, (services are person and family centred; services are coordinated and collaborative, services are integrated, services are supported by continuous quality improvement and services are engaged with communities) will guide all program and clinical activities into the future. May 2012

Clinical Principles for Alcohol and Drug Misuse Services - The clinical principles for Alcohol and Drug Misuse Services in Saskatchewan have been developed by the Ministry of Health in partnership with the Health Regions Mental Health and Alcohol and Drug Misuse Services. Building upon the emergence of evidence based research and practice, the principles are intended to provide a basis for maintaining and developing evidence informed practice and programs.  December 2012

Detox-Programming-Standards – The standards reflect the best available information from both clinical research and practice-based experience in regards to detox and withdrawal management standards that are most effective in helping people to change their alcohol and drug use and improve their overall health and wellbeing.  November 2012

Outreach-Standards (Youth) – The standards reflect the best available information from both evidence based clinical research and practice-based experience in regards to youth outreach standards that are most effective in helping people begin to change their alcohol and drug use and improve their overall health and wellbeing.  February 2013

Youth Outreach Standards – The standards reflect the best available information from both evidence based clinical research and practice-based experience in regards to youth outreach standards that are most effective in helping people begin to change their alcohol and drug use and improve their overall health and wellbeing. February 2013