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.
Online event: Immigration, travel and new international students in the COVID-19 context, January 12, 2021, hosted by International Student and Study Abroad Centre, University of Saskatchewan. Register here.
Virtual panel discussion: Language advocacy on the periphery: LGBTQ+ asylum seekers, January 14th, 2021, hosted by Language Advocacy Day Canada. Register here.
Article: Does community size matter in the settlement process? The experience of Syrian refugees in Lethbridge in Alberta, Canada, by Sandeep Agrawal and Pradeep Sangapala in Journal of International Migration and Integration. Read more here.
Issue brief: Exacerbating the other epidemic: How COVID-19 is increasing violence against displaced women and girls, by Devon Cone in Refugee International. Read more here.
Report: Redefining accountability to promote settlement sector resilience, developed by Sharon Broughton of York University and John Shields of Ryerson University. Read more here.