TORONTO, June 2, 2022 — Media are invited to attend a virtual gathering of leading trauma experts from around the globe who will discuss the pandemic’s devastating impact on mental health and what system changes are needed to prepare for the looming tsunami of mental health challenges.
Disaster Psychiatry Canada’s fifth annual Psychiatric Dimensions of Disaster event will examine issues such as grief arising from the COVID-19 deaths of more than six million people worldwide and cognitive issues such as brain fog associated with long-COVID.
The annual conference for health-care professionals around the world looks at how communities can pull together when disasters occur to address mental health.
When: 9 a.m.-noon, Friday, June 3, 2022. Media are invited to listen to the webinar. Interviews can also be arranged in advance or on Friday. View the full program.
The Ontario Medical Association represents Ontario’s 43,000-plus physicians, medical students and retired physicians, advocating for and supporting doctors while strengthening the leadership role of doctors in caring for patients. Our vision is to be the trusted voice in transforming Ontario’s health-care system.
For more information, please contact:
Leslie Shepherd, OMA Director of Earned and Social Media