The goal was to develop systems to support and nurture the
network of CWMHPC women we were building through the use of
technology. A listserve was being developed for the Council. A
link on the CIBHS web site would lead to a page that was
devoted to information related to Women’s Mental Health.
The goal was to analyze legislation from a gender-sensitive
framework, to insert gender-specific issues into all mental
health and related legislation and to integrate research into
The goal was to increase awareness of Women’s Mental Health
issues for the general public and to increase awareness of
gender issues in treatment for professionals. The council
sponsored screenings of films related to women and mental
health and is planning regional training for professionals.
The goal was to continue to develop the structure of the
CWMHPC. The council consisted of members, a steering
committee and workgroups. The council was working on structure,
funding and staffing concerns.