Anxiety Disorders and Depression in Adults

Canadians are reporting increased moderate to severe anxiety and feelings of depression since the start of the pandemic. With more people seeking help for their mental health needs, clinicians need easy access to point-of-care tools that reflect the most up-to-date and relevant evidence.

E2P’s EMR-integrated Anxiety Disorders and Depression tool for TELUS PS Suite, OSCAR Pro, and Accuro QHR supports primary care by giving them easier access to the information they need at the point of care.

Practical assistance for screening and
: Surfaces evidence-based guidance to assist clinicians in screening patients with risk factors for anxiety or depression and provides a practical approach to completing a comprehensive assessment.

Optimized guidance on management: Supports the use of a stepped approach with the identification of first-line therapies in alignment with patient factors and streamlines the navigation of available services and supports.

Supports for patient self-management: Contains a patient and caregiver-facing printable component that clearly outlines the management approach and connects them to accessible resources and supports, both locally and virtually.

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Change Management Specialists

eHealth Centre of Excellence’s Change Management Specialists are available, free of charge, to enable the smooth adoption and effective utilization of the E2P Anxiety Disorders and Depression tool.

  • Tailored coaching and support for primary care clinicians, allied health professionals and all clinic staff
  • Facilitated installation, set-up and tool training
  • Review of existing workflows to maximize efficiencies
Academic Detailing Service

The Centre for Effective Practice provides, free of charge, 1-on-1 discussions with a trained clinical pharmacist to support clinician educational needs and build capacity and confidence to deliver best patient care, including:

  • Knowing who and how to screen
  • Individualizing therapy using a shared decision-making approach
  • Finding accessible, affordable local resources for patients

Development Process

Tools and supports for anxiety disorders and depression in adults were co-developed with primary and acute care clinicians, persons with lived experiences, experts and key system stakeholders.

Topic Expert Group

A warm thank you to the Topic Expert Group who supported the development of these E2P tools and supports:

  • Katie Anderson, MD, FRCPC
  • Sharon Bal, MD CCFP FCFP
  • Kim Corace, Ph.D., C.Psych
  • Christina Gilman, Lived Experience Advisor
  • David Kocerzingski, MD FRCPC
  • Randi E. McCabe, Ph.D., C.Psych
  • Upender Mehan, MD, CCFP, FCFP
  • Dielle Miranda, MA (Clin Psy), MHSc
  • Paul Preston, MD CCFP CCPE CHE
  • Cindy Pritchard, RN(EC), BScN, NP-PHC
  • Rachel Shour, BSc. MD. CCFP
  • Olivia Soulliere, Lived Experience Advisor

With support from:

  • Ilan Shahin MD-CM, MBA, CCFP