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Patient Partner, COVID-19 & Mental Health/Chronic Disease Research Team

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The purpose of our project is to compile literature to identify promising programs and policies used to develop resources that will help to reduce mental health issues related to COVID-19 infection and recovery for different people. We would like patient advocates or people with lived or living experience with chronic disease, mental health problems or illnesses and/or substance use, to help contribute to this work.

What’s Involved:

The team has weekly meetings (online) that are usually at 9 am or 10 am on Mondays, Tuesdays, or Wednesdays. We would like the patient advisors to attend the meetings as feasible and provide feedback on the process, documents that are circulated, ideas for conveying information to our project to people, etc.

Health Categories:

  • Other Immune System and Infection
  • Other Lungs and Breathing
  • Anxiety
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Depression
  • Mood Disorders
  • Schizophrenia
  • Other Mental Health
  • Cardiac Rehabilitation
  • Pulmonary Rehabilitation
  • Other Rehabilitation Intervention
  • Alcohol
  • Opioids
  • Marijuana
  • Prescription Drug Use
  • Other Substance Use
  • Other COVID-19

Eligibility:

  • Age: 19 Years – 95 Years Old
  • Accepting Healthy Volunteers: No

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Lisa Dyck

Former Manager, BC Emergency Medicine Network

Lisa Dyck

PVN patient partner’s feedback has reinforced the important relationships between patients and providers for emergency care. Our partnership with PVN has brought many new opportunities to adjust how health care and patient partners can work together on BC Emergency Medicine Network priorities.