Bulletin: We are all trying to cope with the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Canadian Psychological Association has created several fact sheets in their "Psychology Works" series related to COVID-19:

Coping with and Preventing COVID-19

Psychological Impacts of the Coronavirus

Working from Home During COVID, With and Without Children

Updates from Dr. Stevens can be found on the "News" and "Blog" pages and by searching for "covid" in the search window.

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As part of an increasing trend worldwide, family physicians in the Netherlands have been advised to use antidepressants as a first line of treatment for patients with severe depression only. For other patients with depression symptoms, the published best practice guidelines recommend psychotherapy as the initial treatment of choice. (TheBMJ. 2012;344:e4211)