Connie Holmes Nelson

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Using data from the Canadian Community Health Survey (CCHS) Cycle 1.2, we examine the nature of unmet mental health care needs in Ontario, Canada and how this is associated with socio-demographic, social support, health status and mental health service use factors. Unmet mental health care needs result from experiencing barriers to three issues:(More)
OBJECTIVES We used self-reported and measured height and weight data to examine the relationship between food insecurity and obesity. METHODS We defined food insecurity according to 3 different models. We used self-reported and measured height and weight from 2 versions of the Canadian Community Health Survey to calculate obesity rates. RESULTS When(More)
Drawing on census data and psychiatric hospital records, this paper examines the impact of rapid socioeconomic change on the mental health of residents in Northwestern Ontario resource-dependent communities. This research investigates whether residents in economically growing and declining communities experience more mental distress and use more psychiatric(More)
Sustainable food systems are those in which diverse foods are produced in close proximity to a market. A dynamic, adaptive knowledge base that is grounded in local culture and geography and connected to outside knowledge resources is essential for such food systems to thrive. Sustainable food systems are particularly important to remote and Aboriginal(More)
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