The mental health of many is suffering during the COVID-19 pandemic. Learn about research on digital mental health tools that can support the mental wellbeing of Canadians.
- identified impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on the mental health of Canadians
- described a study that identified digital mental health tools that might help people during the pandemic
- outlined the preliminary results of the study and where you can find out more about the research
- described a resource that can help you locate digital mental health tools.
Access the webinar recording. Download the presentation slides (PDF).
The presenters would also like to share the following resources related to their research on finding digital mental health tools during the pandemic:
- Digital Mental Health Tools: Resources to Support Mental Health Clinical Practice
- Digital Mental Health Interventions for Supporting the Canadian Population in a Pandemic
- CIHR COVID-19 Knowledge Synthesis Report
- Gillian Strudwick RN, PhD is a Scientist and Registered Nurse at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, and an Assistant Professor at the Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation at the University of Toronto. She is also the President of the Ontario Nursing Informatics Group and an AMS Phoenix Fellow.
- Iman Kassam, HBSc, MHI is a Research Analyst at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health. She completed her undergraduate degree majoring in Biochemistry at Queen’s University and recently graduated from the Masters of Health Informatics program at the Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation at the University of Toronto.
- Lydia Sequeria, MHI, is a PhD Candidate at the Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation at the University of Toronto and at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health. Lydia is the current Chair of the Emerging Leader Forum in Toronto.
This webinar is hosted by the Provincial System Support Program (PSSP) at CAMH and is supported by funding from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR).