Notice Santécom: 108953
The magnitude of mental health problems and mental disorders in society incite the health authorities in many countries to address the issue of accessibility of psychological care and services. In fact, it is considered that more than one in five people will have to deal with a mental disorder during his lifetime. Anxiety disorders and depressive disorders, being the most common, account for nearly two-thirds of all mental disorders. Less than half of those with common mental problems or disorders affected will seek professional help. The fear of stigma and the presence of factors that restrict access to psychological interventions in the public network are among the obstacles observed.
In order to address the concerns raised by this reality the MSSS (Ministry of Health and Social Services) have mandated the National Institute of Excellence in Health and Social Services (INESSS) to inquire into the organizational and economic issues related to the improvement of access to psychotherapy services for the Quebec population , the MSSS (Ministry of Health and Social Services) have mandated the National Institute of Excellence in Health and Social Services (INESSS).
Who should have access to psychotherapy?
When psychotherapy is indicated, which types and modalities of therapies should be favoured?
At which stage of treatment should psychotherapy be considered?
What are the costs and benefits of psychotherapy?
Consult also Avis sur l’accès équitable aux services de psychothérapie in 2015