Peer Support Resources

Posted May 7, 2020

BUDDY UP: Connections Help to Build Resilience
Ontario Medical Association Physician Health Program (2020)
http://php.oma.org/wp-content/uploads/Physician-Health-Program-Buddy-System-April-24-2020.pdf


Fact Sheet: The Buddy System
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
https://www.cdc.gov/vhf/ebola/pdf/buddy-system.pdf


Psychological First Aid for Healthcare Workers (webinar)
CMHA
https://cmhaww.ca/events/psychological-first-aid-for-healthcare-workers-2/


Tips on talking to someone in crisis during COVID-19
Mental Health Commission of Canada
https://www.mentalhealthcommission.ca/sites/default/files/2020-03/Tips_Active_Listening_COVID_eng.pdf


Section 4: Canadian Best Practice Guidelines for peer to peer support programs
Creating a Safe Space: Strategies to Address the Psychological Safety of Healthcare Workers
Canadian Patient Safety Institute (2019)
https://www.patientsafetyinstitute.ca/en/toolsResources/Creating-a-Safe-Space-Psychological-Safety-of-Healthcare-Workers/Documents/Manuscript%20Documents/4_Canadian%20Best%20Practices%20for%20peer%20to%20peer%20support%20programs.pdf

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