Speaker: Samuel Weiss, PhD, FRSC, FCAHS
Scientific Director, CIHR Institute of Neurosciences, Mental Health and Addiction, Government of Canada
The COVID‑19 pandemic has resulted in increased mental health challenges and substance-related harms for many Canadians. To support the immediate health services needs, CIHR and partners have funded more than 100 research projects, including 45 through the COVID‑19 in Mental Health and Substance Use Knowledge Synthesis funding opportunity. Join Dr. Weiss as he discusses the CMH Initiative and highlights key findings and cross-cutting themes that have emerged so far through this critical research.