Practices that show potential to achieve desirable public health outcomes in a specific real-life setting and produce early results that are consistent with the objectives of the activities and thus indicate effectiveness.

Mental Health Inequities Amid the COVID-19 Pandemic: Findings From Three Rounds of Cross-Sectional Monitoring Survey of Canadian Adults

Jenkins, E., Slemon A., Richardson, C., Pumarino, J., McAuliffe, C., Thomson, K.C., Goodyear, T., Daly, Z., McGuinness, L., Gadermann, A.

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Data from three rounds of a nationally representative cross-sectional monitoring survey were analyzed to characterize the mental health impacts of COVID-19 on adults living in Canada. This study uniquely highlights trends in mental health at different points in time across the most impacted population groups. The authors advocate for population-based approaches to mental health focusing on root causes and prevention alongside treatment.

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Reduction of Health Disparities

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