Casey House Mental Health Series (Virtual)
November 10, 2022
During this session we will hear from Yezarni Wynn about the mental health implications of physical and emotional isolation in the context of monkeypox, HIV and the overarching COVID-19 pandemic. A panel of community workers will discuss the implications on service delivery and the impact they are witnessing with their clients.
People in Ontario working in the fields of Mental Health; HIV; Harm Reduction; Housing; Hospice
This is a virtual session.
Yezarni Wynn (he/him) is a third-year psychiatry resident physician at the University of Toronto. His background prior to training in psychiatry is in Global Health and Health Policy. Yezarni has special interests in the intersections between mental health and social justice for systemically marginalized populations. He currently serves on the Board of Directors for the AIDS Committee of Toronto (ACT) and helps co-lead a grassroots interest group called Mental Health on the Margins (MHOTM). He will be presenting on the mental health implications of physical and emotional isolation in the context of monkeypox, HIV and the overarching COVID-19 pandemic.
Lena Soje, Philip Aziz Centre
Tyllin Cordeiro, Alliance for South Asian AIDS Prevention
Tony Black, Black Coalition AIDS Prevention
Charity Mwaura, Casey House
Elise Hall, Unity Health & Casey House