Updates from the field
This page lists resources, reports, training events and sector updates relevant to immigrant and refugee mental health.
Understandably, the COVID-19 pandemic can cause stress and anxiety, for all.
This webpage is designed to help people with concerns and questions about the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on their lives and mental well-being. Access here.
Mental Health Commission of Canada: Resource hub – Mental health and wellness during the COVID-19 pandemic. Access here.
Mental Health Commission of Canada: External covid-19 resources. Access here.
National Collaborating Centre for Determinants of Health: Equity-informed responses to COVID-19. Access here.
Government of Canada resources
For credible, up-to-date information, please refer to the following:
*limited in-person events to share due to COVID-19 pandemic.
Virtual roundtable series in five cities - "This was already a crisis": Intersectional impact of COVID-19 and gender-based violence against non-status, refugee and immigrant women across Canada, September 10 and September 24, 2020, hosted by OCASI in partnership with other community-based organizations. Register here for different sessions across Canada.
Report: Redefining accountability to promote settlement sector resilience, developed by Sharon Broughton of York University and John Shields of Ryerson University. Read more here.