Recording of a Mental Health and Wellness through COVID-19 Webinar hosted in partnership with Unity Health Toronto on Tuesday, May 18th by the Ontario Personal Support Workers’ Association. Speakers in attendance included Dr. Anthony Nazarov, Dr. Saadia Sediqzadah, and Dr. Margaret McKinnon.
A COVID-19 Supplement to CAMH’s Mental Health Playbook for Business Leaders
Resources for Self-Isolation
Resources to help you navigate self-isolation if you may have been exposed to COVID-19 or
have tested COVID-19 positive. Learn what self-isolation entails, how to stop the spread of the
virus, how to notify close contacts, what to do if you believe you have been exposed to the
virus, and more.
Helpful guidelines on navigating self-isolation in a home shared with others with or without COVID-19. Find best practices for preventing COVID-19 spread in the home including how to social distance withhousehold members, disinfecting your home, cleaning laundry, and more.
Detailed information regarding the financial aids available for COVID-19 relief for eligible Canadians. Find out how to apply for income support, employment insurance, pensions, and more assistance for low-income households.
A curated list of food options and delivery services for those in self-isolation that are unable to leave their home to pick up groceries and meals. Find information about restaurants in your area offering delivery services, grocery delivery, food banks and other food assistance, and more.
Accessible mental health supports for anyone affected by COVID-19 related stress, anxiety, and depression. Learn about affordable resources for therapy, supports dedicated for frontline workers burdened by the impacts of COVID-19, and resilience training for healthcare workers during COVID-19.
Resources for those pregnant and parenting during COVID-19. Helpful advice on caring for an infant and breastfeeding if you have tested positive for COVID-19, talking to your children about social distancing and self-isolation, and government administered financial support for child care.
Helpful resources for managing lifestyle activities during self-isolation and/or quarantine. Learn how to best prevent COVID-19 spread with sexual partners within your home, drug use, household pets, and outdoor play for children.
Learn how to get a COVID-19 test in Canada, with information concerning if you should get tested, follow up instructions after testing, and what to do if you tested positive for COVID-19.
Information regarding emergency preparedness in self-isolation, including preforming CPR with
hands only, how to respond to a drug overdose, administering naloxone, and other safety