Mental Health Commission of Canada Launches Digital Mental Health Framework

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The First Digital Mental Health Framework launches with an eye on eMental Health activation

Our partner, The Mental Health Commission of Canada has launched its digital mental health app assessment framework. World leading in scope, Canada is leading the charge as it takes active steps to improving access to quality eMental Health technologies to the benefit of millions of Canadians.

The commission created the assessment framework in collaboration with diverse stakeholders across Canada — including people with lived and living experience — and with the support of ORCHA.

Its 7 main standards:

1.  Data and privacy

2.  Clinical evidence

3.  Clinical safety

4.  Usability and accessibility

5.  Security and technical stability

6.  Cultural safety, social responsibility, and equity

7.  Enhanced data sovereignty

You can find out more about the framework at: App Assessment – Mental Health Commission of Canada.