The COVID-19 outbreak may be stressful for you – it is normal to have fear, anxiety, and strong emotional responses related to the impacts of coronavirus disease.
With this in mind, the national union formed a COVID-19 Mental Health Working Group to gather, create, and share important resources that members may find useful during the pandemic.
This resource uses a four-pillar approach to help identify key areas where support is needed, including relevant information and resources:
Mental Health and Wellness
Provides an overview of national supports available for those facing mental illness and/or addictions.
Quarantine and Isolation
Speaks to the impact isolation measures have on those experiencing domestic violence.
Challenging Stigma, Prejudice and Racism
Outlines the disproportionate impact the pandemic has had on equity-seeking communities and ways you can combat harmful stigma, prejudice, and racism.
Notes ways you can support others through sharing information and how to identify yourself as a mental health ally that people can reach out to.
Mental Health Resource Guide