CBC: Domestic violence calls on rise during pandemic, yet Alberta shelters ‘eerily quiet’

Josee St-Onge · CBC News · Posted: Oct 13, 2020 6:00 AM MT When COVID-19 arrived in Alberta, it was no surprise to police the pandemic brought with it

USA Today: Drowning our sorrows? American adults are drinking more alcohol amid COVID-19, study finds

A new study shows that American adults, particularly women, are drinking more amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Alcohol consumption has increased by 14% compared with a

FETAL ALCOHOL SPECTRUM DISORDER AMID COVID-19: FEWER SERVICES, POTENTIAL BOOST IN RATE

Kelly D. Harding– Adjunct Professor, Psychology, Laurentian University Fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD) is the leading developmental disability in Canada. Despite its preventable nature, there is concern

CBC: National survey finds domestic violence during pandemic was more frequent and severe

Kate Dubinski, Amanda Margison · CBC News ·  Gender-based violence during the height of the COVID-19 lockdown in Canada was more severe and more frequent, according to the first national survey of