The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health and the Immigrant and Refugee Mental Health Project recognize the unique impacts that COVID-19 has on the mental health of immigrants and refugees. We are deeply grateful to service providers working to support their clients during this difficult time.
Below is a list of resources that may be of use to you as a service provider.
Mental health and well-being
Understandably, the COVID-19 pandemic can cause stress and anxiety, for all.
This webpage developed by the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health 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.
Below are more resources for mental health and well-being:
- Mental Health Commission of Canada: Resource hub - Mental health and wellness during the covid-19 pandemic
- Mental Health Commission of Canada: External covid-19 resources
- Guide to living with worry and anxiety amidst global uncertainty
- Five ways to wellbeing
Government of Canada
For credible, up-to-date information, please refer to the following:
- Public health Canada
- Public Health Ontario: COVID-19 public resources (available in multiple languages)
Resources specific to the settlement sector:
- IRCC – Covid-19: Qs and As for service provider organizations
- IRCC – Critical services for service provider organizations
- Immigration and Refugee of Canada – Covid-19 measures