Child and Youth Mental Health During a Pandemic

Read a sample Consent Form HERE. Read a sample Child Assent Form (10-13 years old) HERE. Read a sample Adolescent Assent Form (10-13 years old) HERE.

How Parents Can Identify Anxiety Warning Signs as Students Return to School

When students across British Columbia head back to school, they’ll enter a new world of COVID-19 precautions and protocols. Consequently, students of all ages, from kindergarten to Grade 12, may experience higher levels of anxiety with varying symptoms and consequences. Dr. Steven Taylor, professor at UBC’s department of psychiatry, a clinical psychologist, and author of…

Online toolkit for Community Leaders: Strengthening Community Resilience During the COVID-19 Pandemic

The Canadian Red Cross, with funding from Indigenous Services Canada / First Nations Inuit Health Branch, has launched a Help Desk resource for Indigenous Community Leadership. The Help Desk is launched in coordination with other Indigenous help desks, such as First Nations Health Managers Association’s InfoPoint. Welcome to your online toolkit! This toolkit can be used…

Impacts of COVID-19 on Canadians – Experiences of Discrimination

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to evolve, it is necessary to gather data to inform the public and decision makers. The current questionnaire will ask if you have experienced discrimination based on race, sex, gender identity or expression, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, age, disability or language, and whether this has changed during the COVID-19 pandemic….