This report by Evidence Exchange Network for Mental Health and Addictions describes the challenges and dismissal of difficulties faced by people with mental health problems and addictions during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Pandemic proof: Synthesizing real-world knowledge of promising mental health and substance use practices utilized during the COVID19 pandemic with young people who are experiencing or have experienced homelessness
This report from Thulien et al. presents the findings of a survey and focus groups on promising approaches used during the COVID-19 pandemic. The approaches studied were those used to address mental health and substance use for youth in Canada related to homelessness, including recommendations for practice, research and policy.
COVID-19 pandemic guidelines for mental health support of racialized women at risk of gender-based violence
This knowledge synthesis report from York University, funded by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), summarizes the findings of a rapid review on the racialized and gendered social determinants of mental health among those exposed to gender-based violence during the COVID-19 pandemic.
COVID-19: Where to find quality information: Psychosocial and mental health impact/ health promotion/ health equity
This living resource repository from the International Union of Health Promotion and Education (an English-language website with resources in both English and French) provides links to other public health organizations and equity documents related to COVID-19.
This rapid review of the evidence from Brooks et al. outlines the negative psychological impacts of quarantine, including long-lasting effects and factors that both contribute to and mitigate these effects.
This article from Brooks et al. discusses the psychological impacts of quarantine and how to reduce them.