Mind the Gap - Addressing the Mental Health and Addictions "Echo Pandemic" in Ontario
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Mind the Gap - Addressing the Mental Health and Addictions "Echo Pandemic" in Ontario

16 October 2023

Summary

requests for a comprehensive strategy to address mental health and addiction issues in communities Despite the abatement of the public health crisis, the across the province, this brief examines the pandemic’s demand for mental health and addiction-related support ongoing effects on Ontario communities and the remains high in Ontario. [...] xv and employees of these businesses faced increased Ontario Chamber of Commerce Mind the Gap 10 Addressing the Mental Health and Addictions "Echo Pandemic" in Ontario As evidence of the prevalence of a mental health ‘‘echo As such, addressing the mental health “action gap” among pandemic’’, the mental health impacts of the early SMEs is more important than ever and needs to be an months of COVID-. [...] Involve people with lived leaders and communities to review experience in designing and and bolster the effectiveness of delivering mental health and existing Indigenous mental health addiction tools and supports: and business programs and pave the way for an Indigenous mental People with lived experience, including patients, health strategy: family members, and caregivers, as well as underserved. [...] Ontario Chamber of Commerce Mind the Gap 24 Addressing the Mental Health and Addictions "Echo Pandemic" in Ontario The deteriorating mental health of individuals in Ontarians’ mental health needs were communities and SME employers and employees, has not being met pre-pandemic. [...] Ontario Chamber of Commerce Mind the Gap 27 Addressing the Mental Health and Addictions "Echo Pandemic" in Ontario The COVID-19 pandemic added novel pressures, such as the However, more needs to be done in the wake of the constant use of personal protective equipment and ongoing mental health challenges posed by the “echo pandemic.” uncertainty surrounding workplace safety.lxxviii Sixty percent It.

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37
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Canada