Beyond Silence: E-mental health solutions co-designed by and for healthcare workers

Beyond Silence is a series of resources co-designed by and for healthcare workers to reduce barriers to accessing
mental health information and support, and provide real-time access to confidential, quality peer support.

PHAC Project - Advancing E-mental Health Solutions to Support Healthcare Workers

The Beyond Silence project was awarded funding to advance, test, and implement the Beyond Silence
App and Peer Support Training Program in 8 diverse healthcare organizations across Canada.
Financial Contribution from the Public Health Agency of Canada.

An Introduction to Beyond Silence

Get an introduction to Beyond Silence from Sandra Moll, Principal Investigator.


New Frontiers in App-Based Support for Healthcare Workers

In January 2024, CIPHER hosted a webinar focusing on app-based support for Public Safety Personnel (PSP) and Healthcare Workers (HCW). Representing the Beyond Silence team, Dr. Sandra Moll, Saleha Ansari, and Melissa Parker shared insights into the Beyond Silence project. If you missed this session and would like to learn more you can watch the Beyond Silence presentation here.

Lessons Learned

“There are many, many healthcare workers struggling, and we’re trying to think about tools to be able to help them to get the supports that they need in a timely way.”

Hear from Sandra Moll and Sheila Addanki about the lessons that Beyond Silence learned.

Our Impacts and Milestones

As of March 2024

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 To learn about current research activities, project status, or to learn more about
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