Wellness

  1. IACCAP advice for surviving the pandemic with your children.

    Guidance  Youth  Coping  
    Website  
  2. A self referral form for healthcare providers who might be negatively impacted by COVID-19 to access mental health and addiction supports . Services include access to resources, Cognitive Behavioural Therapies (CBT/Psychotherapy) as well as Psychiatric Services.

    Mental Health  Coping  Stress  Tips  Providers  CAMH  
    Form  
  3. Resources for healthcare providers who might be negatively impacted by COVID-19. Includes Services include access to resources, Cognitive Behavioural Therapies (CBT/Psychotherapy) as well as Psychiatric Services.

    Mental Health  Coping  Stress  Tips  Providers  CAMH  
    Website  
  4. CMA, in collaboration with Scotiabank and MD Financial Management, launch new 24/7 Wellness Support Line offering mental health support and counselling to physicians, residents, medical students and their immediate families.

    Mental Health  Coping  Stress  Wellness  
    Website  
  5. CCSA is the go-to place in Canada for trusted information on COVID-19 and substance use. We have put together a suite of resources from websites and organizations from around the world, as well publications from our own experts.

    Mental Health  Resources  Substance Use  
  6. pdf

    A resource developed by the Canadian Burn Association outlining coping measures for Burn victims and their families during the pandemic.

    Mental Health  Coping  Patients  Stress  Tips  Virtual Visit  
    PDF  
  7. List of wellness resources provided by the University of Toronto for Faculty and Trainees.

    Mental Health  Coping  Stress  Tips  UofT  Providers  CAMH  Faculty  Trainees  
    Website  
  8. This webinar will highlight key issues in harm reduction during the COVID-19 outbreak and discuss changes that harm reduction programs have made during this time.

    Mental Health  Prevention  Substance Use  Psychiatry  
    Webinar  
  9. ECHO Coping with COVID is designed for Hospital-Based Healthcare Providers and Residents responding to the COVID-19 pandemic. Participants are invited to join ECHO sessions virtually through multi-point videoconference technology to share and learn about ways to build resilience and overall wellness through didactic lectures and case-based discussions.

    Mental Health  Coping  Stress  Tips  Providers  CAMH  
    Webinar  
  10. ECHO Coping with COVID is designed for Healthcare Providers and Residents responding to the COVID-19 pandemic. Participants are invited to join ECHO sessions virtually through multi-point videoconference technology to share and learn about ways to build resilience and overall wellness through didactic lectures and case-based discussions.

    Coping  Online  
    Website  
  11. Recent events have majority—if not all—of the population in fear of becoming infected with the COVID-19 virus. Unfortunately, certain groups are experiencing the same feelings but with the added struggle of fearing their safety as a consequence of their race.

    Mental Health  Wellness  Racism  
    Webinar  
  12. Eating well and exercising may be the last thing on our minds during these uncertain times as we give more attention to navigating through the new normal and work tirelessly to give the best care to our patients. However, consistent exercising and nutritional strategies are just as important and critical in order to maintain peak performance.

    Wellness  Exercise  Nutrition  
    Webinar  
  13. Intimate partner violence (IPV) is a serious and preventable issue that affects many couples across the world. The COVID-19 pandemic has recently added additional stress onto households increasing the risk of IPV.

    Wellness  IPV  
    Webinar  
  14. While stress is an inherent factor in medicine, it has been at an all time high for health care workers (HCW) in the last few months. Due to the unprecedented changes in healthcare, and dealing with much uncertainty and complexity as a result of COVID-19, sleep health disruption is one of the most commonly reported symptoms in HCWs. As HCWs well-being and patient safety are inextricably linked, it is imperative that we address sleep health for the sake of both HCWs and their patients

    Wellness  Sleep  Health  
    Webinar  
  15. Parenting as a health care professional on a regular day can be demanding, parenting during a pandemic can be an even bigger challenge.

    Parenting  Wellness  
    Webinar  
  16. A severe mass event can cause the general public and those affected by COVID-19 to be mentally impacted. Psychological First Aid (PFA) is an intervention method that can help people in distress during these challenging times.

    Mental Health  Psychiatry  
    Webinar  
  17. Health care professionals everywhere are tirelessly working around the clock to provide the best possible care for their patients in these unusual circumstances. Consequently, many of them are experiencing personal psychological concerns such as stress, exhaustion, and guilt, to name a few.

    Wellness  Compassion  Fatigue  
    Webinar  
  18. Webinars on Mental Health - United for Global Mental Health

    Mental Health  Online  E-Learning  
    Website  
  19. Talking with children about dangerous or scary situations such as the COVID-19 pandemic is difficult for all parents. A clinical psychologist shares considerations for those on the front lines.

    Youth  Resources  Stress  Teaching  Tips  
    Website  
  20. This webinar will explore the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on mental health and well-being.

    Guidance  Mental Health  
    Webinar  
  21. WHO and public health authorities around the world are acting to contain the COVID-19 outbreak. However, this time of crisis is generating stress throughout the population. The considerations presented in this document have been developed by the WHO Department of Mental Health and Substance Use as a series of messages that can be used in communications to support mental and psychosocial well-being in different target groups during the outbreak.

    Mental Health  Coping  Substance Use  WHO  
    Website  
  22. Patient Resources to provide information and suggestions about how best to cope in this difficult time.

    Mental Health  Coping  Patients  Stress  Tips  CAMH  
    Website  
  23. If you need someone to talk to, NWAC Elders offer resilience support via telephone.

    Mental Health  Coping  Stress  Tips  Providers  CAMH  Indigenous  Vulnerable Populations  
    Website  
  24. North York Toronto Health Partners COVID-19 Resources for Patients and Providers

    Patients  Resources  
    Website  
  25. pdf

    Although we cannot lessen the loss of a loved one, we can provide family members with clear, concise, and accurate information about the death, and access to helpful resources.

    Guidance  Mental Health  Coping  Resources  Tips  Training  
    PDF  
  26. The Ontario Medical Association's PHP program is aimed at supporting a culture of medicine that values prevention, early identification and intervention of health concerns, that supports both the health professional, their loved ones, and the workplace. The PHP provides confidential support for individuals who are struggling with substance use and mental health concerns, as well as with other behaviours that have a personal and professional impact. The PHP offers support and education to physician leaders, hospitals, and other worksites; as well as to anyone else who is concerned about a loved one or colleague. Some of the services offered include monitoring and advocacy on behalf of the individual, assessments, intake, and providing educational resources.

    Mental Health  Coping  OMA  Stress  Tips  Providers  
    Website  
  27. Free mental health services for Ontario COVID-19 healthcare providers

    Mental Health  Coping  Stress  Providers  
    Website  
  28. Support for residents and clinical fellows. Email pgwellness@utoronto.ca.

    Mental Health  Coping  Stress  Tips  UofT  Providers  
    Website  
  29. pdf

    Described here are the psychological effects of quarantine, as well as strategies for how healthcare providers can care for their patients’ and their own mental well-being during periods of quarantine.

    Guidance  Mental Health  Patients  Prevention  Procedure  Stress  
    PDF  
  30. pdf

    This briefing note summarizes key mental health and psychosocial support (MHPSS) considerations in relation to the 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. The brief was last updated February 2020.

    Mental Health  Resources  
    Website  
  31. The Royal College has compiled some wellness resources from around the web to support Fellows who are providing high quality patient care under challenging circumstances.

    Mental Health  Coping  RCPSC  Stress  Tips  Providers  
    Website  
  32. The outbreak of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) may be stressful for people. Fear and anxiety about a disease can be overwhelming and cause strong emotions in adults and children. Coping with stress will make you, the people you care about, and your community stronger.

    Mental Health  Youth  Coping  Online  Stress  
    Website  
  33. "APA's Telepsychiatry Toolkit — developed by the APA Work Group on Telepsychiatry — is an evolving resource for members who want to learn about the various aspects of telepsychiatry, including clinical, training, and policy considerations. As new topics emerge, more resources and information will be added to this toolkit.

    The toolkit covers topics from History, training, practice/clinical, reimbursement and legal issues from leading psychiatrists."

    Guide  Online  Patients  Practice Management  Remote  Virtual Visit  
    Website  
  34. pdf

    This is a guide for leaders and managers of healthcare services who will need to consider the wellbeing needs of all healthcare staff (clinical and non-clinical) as a result of the Coronavirus outbreak. It offers practical recommendations for how to respond at individual, management and organisational level involving the appropriate utilisation of expertise within their practitioner psychologist and mental health professionals and anticipates the psychological reactions over time, and what people may need to recovery psychologically from this.

    Guidance  Mental Health  Procedure  Resources  
    PDF  
  35. Chalkboard Talk Youtube Video, Dr. Robert Maunder and Dr. Jon Hunter, Department of Psychiatry University of Toronto

    Mental Health  Coping  Stress  Tips  
    Video  
  36. The purpose of this webinar is to explore how information in certain forms and contexts can be harmful versus helpful; how it will impact patients as well as healthcare workers; and strategies to deal with the reality of the situation.

    Mental Health  Stress  Psychiatry  
    Webinar  
  37. The purpose of this webinar is to explore how information in certain forms and contexts can be harmful versus helpful; how it will impact patients as well as healthcare workers; and strategies to deal with the reality of the situation.

    Mental Health  Stress  Psychiatry  
    Webinar  
  38. With many healthcare workers currently facing heightened pressures as a result of COVID-19, it is important that psychological distress is addressed appropriately.

    Mental Health  Wellness  
    Webinar