Impact of ACCESS Open Minds: Early Results

January 28, 2021|News

News release: New data from ACCESS Open Minds mental health care initiative shows how to reduce wait times and provide quality care for more Canadian youth.

ACCESS Open Minds is proud to release preliminary research data highlighting the concrete impacts its innovative mental health care model is having on youth and communities across the country.

Among the key findings:

  • At one service that was economically evaluated, every dollar invested in ACCESS Open Minds saved $10 in downstream health care costs.
  • Almost 84 per cent of youth referred to ACCESS Open Minds services were seen within 72 hours of initial contact, compared to well over four weeks in other delivery models.
  • 96 per cent of youth say they would recommend ACCESS Open Minds services to a friend.

You can find the full press release here.

Click here to see all key findings: early research results