COVID-19 Resources

World Psychiatric Association (WPA) – Coronavirus (COVID-19) Mental Health Resources

Center for the Study of Traumatic Stress (CSTS) – COVID-19 Pandemic Response Resources

Extension for Community Healthcare Outcomes (ECHO) – Coping with COVID

The British Psychological Society – The psychological needs of healthcare staff as a result of the Coronavirus pandemic

United Nations – Policy Brief: COVID-19 and the Need for Action on Mental Health

Canadian Institute for Public Safety Research and Treatment (CIPSRT) – COVID-19 Readiness Resource Project (CRRP)

Ontario Medical Association (OMA) Podcast Episode 15: Coronavirus Q&A with Dr. Frank Sommers

Psychosocial Support IFRC – Remote Psychological First Aid during COVID-19

PTSD: National Center for PTSD

World Health Organization (WHO) – Psychological first aid: Guide for field workers

Psychological First Aid for Frontline Health Care Providers: A Quick Guide to Wellness

  • This is a great practical workbook for enhancing your wellness and resilience, written in a user friendly way by clinical psychologist, Dr. Melanie Joanisse.

Association of Family Health Teams of Ontario – Mental Health And Wellness During COVID-19

Phoenix Australia – Coronavirus (COVID-19) mental health resources

Uniformed Services University – COVID-19 Behavioral Health Resources

Rush University Medical Center – Creating Wellness in a Pandemic: A Practical Toolkit for Health Systems Responding to COVID-19

BC First Responders’ Mental Health – COVID-19 Resources

Textbook of Disaster Psychiatry – Ch 18: Pandemics: Health Care Emergencies

The Center for Complicated Grief – Managing Bereavement around the Coronavirus (COVID-19)

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention – Taking Care of Your Mental Health in the Face of Uncertainty

Psychiatric Clinics of North AmericaPreparing for the Next Pandemic to Protect Public Mental Health: What Have We Learned from COVID-19?

JAMAFactors Associated With Mental Health Outcomes Among Health Care Workers Exposed to Coronavirus Disease 2019

Psychiatric NewsPsychiatrists Can Take Proactive Steps to Help Patients During COVID-19 Crisis

National Association of School PsychologistsTalking to Children About COVID-19: A Parent Resource

Annals of Internal Medicine Annals for Hospitalists Inpatient Notes – Preparing for Battle: How Hospitalists Can Manage the Stress of COVID-19

Frontiers in Psychiatry Ecological Disasters and Mental Health: Causes, Consequences, and Interventions

Psychiatria Danubina – Impact of Human Disasters and COVID-19 Pandemic on Mental Health: Potential of Digital Psychiatry

Canadian Journal of Public HealthApplying the Lessons of SARS to Pandemic Influenza

General Hospital PsychiatryThe CopeNYP program: A model for brief treatment of psychological distress among healthcare workers and hospital staff

The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and MedicineLessons from COVID-19 on Executing Communications and Engagement at the Community Level During a Health Crisis

Government of Canada improves digital access to mental health and substance use resources during the COVID-19 pandemic