The COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated many Canadians’ mental health and spurred on boredom due to lockdowns. While multiple studies have looked at the increased consumption of alcohol during lockdown, what about cannabis? According to a study by the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH),… Read More »Have Canadian cannabis users increased their usage during the pandemic?
How has the pandemic hurt the psyche of Canadians? It’s a question that nagged at Michael Cooper since Canada’s first COVID-19 cases were identified. Sitting on a call with his colleagues at Mental Health Research Canada on March 10, Cooper discussed how the pandemic had… Read More »The pandemic has taken a toll on mental health in Canada. Will it also change mental health care?
The pandemic’s disproportionate impact on women’s mental health grew in late September, as a new survey reveals women are displaying higher anxiety levels for the first time in months. Experts say the results reflect growing anxiety surrounding the home, with children’s return to school and… Read More »COVID-19’s impact on women’s mental health is on the rise, CAMH study says