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Mental Health Dashboard
This dashboard provides an overview of mental health and addiction trends in Ontario including sociodemographic characteristics that may impact mental health service use and access to care.
Ontario Mental Health System Reporting
Since 2013, ICES’ Mental Health and Addictions Program Framework Research Team has been tasked by the Ontario Ministry of Health with monitoring and evaluating the province’s mental health and addictions system through performance measures, or indicators.
The dashboard is updated quarterly using timely data provided by ICES’ data partners. Data have been linked using unique encoded identifiers and analyzed at ICES.
Last updated: August 1, 2023
Next expected update: October 2023
Overview of Monthly Mental Health and Addictions Trends in Ontario, January 2017 – December 2022*
*New updates include data analyzed for MHA-related ED visits, ED visits for intentional self-injury, MHA-related hospitalizations, MHA-related outpatient visits, Individuals seen by a primary care provider, psychiatrist or pediatrician for MHA-related care, 30-day MHA-related hospital readmissions and 30-day MHA-related ED re-visits. The Dashboard includes new Eating Disorders indicators: ED visits and hospitalizations for eating disorders.
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Technical Notes & Related Links
Rates presented in the dashboard are crude rates unless otherwise specified. Standardized rates are age- and sex- standardized.
Data Interpretation & Limitations
Data & Methodology
Discover the 2021 Scorecard
This scorecard presents key findings on across-the-lifespan mental health and addictions care and related outcomes in Ontario from 2009 to 2017. It is an update to scorecards produced in 2015, 2017 and 2018. Mental Health and Addictions System Performance in Ontario: 2021 Scorecard
For any questions related to the MHA Dashboard, please contact the MHAP Research Team at [email protected]