Canadian Network for Mood and Anxiety Treatments
CANMAT is a federally incorporated academically based not-for-profit research organization linking healthcare professionals from across Canada who have a special interest in mood and anxiety disorders. The ultimate goal of CANMAT is to improve the functioning and quality of life of persons experiencing mood and anxiety disorders, through conduct of innovative research projects, development of evidence-based and best practice educational programs, and guideline/policy development. While CANMAT is Canadian in origin, its perspective is international; its treatment guidelines and educational programs have been designed for adaptation to many countries.
CANMAT offers a variety of information for the public, for health care providers, and for policy developers and others. Key disease information and detailed treatment advice is available for the public, while providers can obtaintreatment guidelines for mood disorders and key Continuing Education information. Policy providers can also access treatment guidelines and learn about new education programs. A special feature of the website includes freedownload of Powerpoint slides reviewing the major treatment guidelines, to facilitate discussion, teaching, and uptake of the guidelines around the world.