Impacts of COVID-19 on Mental Health

Author: NB-IRDT Staff

 Posted on May 10, 2021

What impact is COVID-19 having on your mental health? New Brunswickers were asked this very question in a 2020 survey carried out by Mental Health Research Canada and Pollara Strategic Insights. 

At NB-IRDT, epidemiologist Dr. Sandra Magalhaes and her research team analyzed New Brunswickers’ survey responses. In a recently released report, they identify the impacts of social, economic, and recreational factors on mental health and the impacts of the ongoing pandemic on New Brunswicker’s alcohol and cannabis use, their engagement in household conflict, and other negative behaviours. 

To see what our researchers found, you can...