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COVID-19 and Alcohol Abuse 1:00 pm
COVID-19 and Alcohol Abuse @ Webinar
Aug 5 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
This webinar will shed light on alcohol use during the pandemic, drawing on the results of a survey and polls commissioned by CCSA in spring 2020. The presentation will also highlight resources to assist in reducing risks related to alcohol use during COVID-19. How much are people drinking while staying at home during the COVID-19 pandemic? Are Canadians drinking more alcohol than usual and, if so, are they doing it more often? Speakers: Dr. Catherine Paradis, Senior Research and Policy Analyst, Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction Dr. Bryce Barker, Knowledge Broker, Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction This webinar is brought to you by the Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction (CCSA)
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Strengthening Families Together (4-Week Series) 6:00 pm
Strengthening Families Together (4-Week Series) @ Webinar
Aug 11 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Are you a caregiver providing support to someone living with mental health challenges? Join IAM Mental Health for our 4 session family education group. Our program covers challenges facing families, handling stress and anxiety, practical strategies around communication, and coping with daily living including; scheduling daily activities, motivation, wellness and crisis planning, and caregiver well-being. Our program also addresses coping with changes in daily living and the stresses associated with COVID19. Session 1: Tuesday August 11 2020 6:00pm – 8:00pm Session 2: Tuesday August 18 2020 6:00pm – 8:00pm Session 3: Tuesday August 25 2020 6:00pm – 8:00pm Session 4: Tuesday September 1 2020 6:00pm – 8:00pm This webinar series is brought to you by the Institute for Advancements in Mental Health
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The Child Welfare System, the COVID-19 Pandemic, and Supporting Pregnant/Parenting People 10:00 am
The Child Welfare System, the COVID-19 Pandemic, and Supporting Pregnant/Parenting People @ Webinar
Aug 14 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
You’re invited to the virtual forum on supporting pregnant/parenting people who use drugs when child welfare involvement and the COVID-19 pandemic collide on Friday, August 14, 2020, from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Please register to join service providers and a diverse group of experts in drug policy, harm reduction, midwifery, and legal expertise in family law to learn about and discuss child welfare gaps unearthed during the COVID-19 pandemic. We will discuss the legal rights of parents who use drugs, advocacy initiatives, family-centred supports, the recent ending of birth alerts, and the development of Know Your Rights resources for service providers to support their clients. We will hear from: Tammy Law, Lawyer, Child Protection and Family Law Ellen Blais, Director, Indigenous Midwifery, Association of Ontario Midwives Lindsay Williams S.W., R.S.W., R.P., Toronto Opiate Support Team, Breakaway Services The forum is hosted by the Toronto Drug Strategy’s Women and Drug Policy Working Group.
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Mental Health & COVID-19 Webinar Series: Suicide and Suicide Prevention in the Time of COVID-19 9:00 am
Mental Health & COVID-19 Webinar Series: Suicide and Suicide Prevention in the Time of COVID-19 @ Webinar
Aug 18 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
The Lancet Psychiatry, Mental Health Innovation Network, MHPSS.net and United for Global Mental Health have launched a series of weekly webinars designed to provide policymakers and the wider health community with the latest evidence on the impact of COVID-19 on mental health and how to address it. The webinars provide practical solutions to the challenging issues we are all grappling with. Participants are encouraged to join from around the world, including those with lived experience of mental health and of COVID-19. This webinar is hosted by The Lancet Psychiatry, Mental Health Innovation Network, MHPSS.net and United for Global Mental Health
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Factors of Physical (Social) Distancing Adherence During the COVID-19 Pandemic 1:00 pm
Factors of Physical (Social) Distancing Adherence During the COVID-19 Pandemic @ Webinar
Aug 24 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
To contain the spread of COVID-19, governments across the globe have put physical distancing measures in place. This webinar will look at the factors impacting the ability of Canadian adults to follow guidelines, including: -the socio-demographic, social, psychological and clinical factors -special populations that may benefit from targeted public health interventions -potentially modifiable factors that may improve the public’s adherence to physical distancing. This webinar is for public health professionals and mental health and addictions stakeholders. This webinar is presented by Evidence Exchange Network (EENet), which is part of the Provincial System Support Program at CAMH.
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