To support you and your future patients, we have gathered mental health-related resources for personal and professional use.
The Canadian Psychology Association has developed a series of Fact Sheets specific to COVID-19 that are updated as information changes in this evolving environment.
- • Psychological Impacts of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) –PDF|HTML
- • Psychological Practice and the Coronavirus (COVID-19) –PDF|HTML
- • Working from Home During COVID-19, With and Without Children –PDF|HTML
- • Coping With and Preventing COVID-19 –PDF|HTML
The following screening tools are available to assist you in determining if your patients may be experiencing mental health-related challenges.
Treatment Options and Supports
If you find yourself needing to suggest treatment options or support services to patients, the following resources may assist with these conversations.
- • Togetherall is an online peer-to-peer community where SCCA members can anonymously connect with other chiropractors to provide and receive support – whether related to reducing stress, increasing productivity, providing the best care for your patients, balancing your professional and personal life, or anything else on your mind. The platform is free to use, active 24/7, and moderated by trained mental health professionals.
- • Cost-Effective Mental Health Treatment Options
- • Wellness Together Mental Health and Substance Abuse Support Portal– The Mental Health and Substance Abuse Support portal helps Canadians obtain credible information and access services that support their mental health and wellbeing, connecting them to peer support workers, social workers, psychologists and other professionals for confidential chat sessions or phone calls.
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Support for Suicide
If a patient reports having suicidal thoughts, the following resource may help you navigate this difficult conversation.
Stay up to date on current literature regarding the intersection of mental health and NMSK pain.
- • Canerio JP, et al. From fear to safety: A roadmap to recover from musculoskeletal pain. Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Journal. 2022;102:1-12.
- • Chapman CR, et al. Pain and stress in a systems perspective: Reciprocal neural, endocrine and immune interactions. J Pain. 2008; 9(2):122-145.
- • Onwumere J, et al. Pain management in people with severe mental illness: an agenda for progress. Pain. 2022.