Ontario has been in and out of lockdowns over the past year. Experts have alluded to a fourth wave that could be more disastrous than the first three due to the mental health and addiction crises that have been pushed aside due to COVID-19. With more Ontarians facing addictions and mental health challenges now than ever before, we are checking the temperature of mental health and addictions in Ontario.
In this episode our panelists discuss the impact of the pandemic and where policy makers must focus their attention as we move beyond COVID-19.
Adrienne Spafford is the CEO of Addictions and Mental Health Ontario.
Camille Quenneville is the CEO of the Canadian Mental Health Association Ontario Division.
Kimberly Moran is the CEO of Children’s Mental Health Ontario.