Tools & Resources

Self-Management Support Tools

Action Plan - detailed plan outlining actions needed to reach one or more goals


Ontario Based Self-Management Tool Kit - The Self-Management toolkit allows healthcare providers to quickly learn the basics of helping individuals be better self-managers of their health care.

Referral Forms – Mississauga Halton Diabetes Education Referral Form


Self-Management Brochure

Download the “Maximize Your Health Self-Management Program” Brochure


Training for Healthcare Providers Brochure

Download the Trainings for Healthcare Providers Brochure


Helpful Links

Helpful Links for Health Care Professionals

Institute for Healthcare Communication - Learn more about the developers of the Choices and Changes: Motivating Healthy Behaviours workshop

Centre for Motivation, Collaboration and Innovation - Learn more about the developers of the Brief Action Planning workshop

Online Self-Management Support Toolkit - The purpose of this site is to allow healthcare providers to quickly learn the basics of helping patients be better self-managers of their health care.

SW Self Management tool kit

Brief Negotiation Roadmap - Kaiser Permanente - A free online interactive tutorial for health care professionals to help them develop skills to promote healthy behaviours

Helpful Links for People Living with Chronic Health Conditions

Self-Management Resource Centre - Patient Education Research Center Website


Powerful Tools for Caregivers - A self-care education workshop for family caregivers.


Ontario Links

Stand Up to Diabetes

EatRight Ontario


Ontario Pharmacist Association


Ontario Renal Network


Ontario Bariatric Network


Healthy Ontario & Telehealth Ontario


Ontario’s Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care


The Lung Association Ontario

Chronic Condition Links

The Arthritis Society


Canadian Cancer Society
Cancer Care Ontario


Chronic Fatigue Syndrome & Fibromyalgia
FM-CFS Canada


Canadian Diabetes Association

Stand Up to Diabetes

Southern Ontario Aboriginal Diabetes Initiative

Diabetes Care Community

Physical Activity
Diabetes and You: Healthy Lifestyles

Healthy Eating
Dietitians of Canada

EatRight Ontario

Five to Ten a Day for Better Health

Canada’s Food Guide 


Mood Disorders and Mental Health (Depression, anxiety disorders)
Canadian Mental Health Association

Community Crisis Response Service
 310-2673 (310-COPE)
Canadian Mental Health Association –York Region
York Support Services Network


Heart Disease
Stroke, heart disease, high blood pressure


Kidney Disease
The Kidney Foundation


Lung Disease
The Lung Association Canada


Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada 


Parkinson’s Disease
Parkinson Society Canada


Chronic Pain
Chronic Pain Association of Canada