OBSD Team: Prissy and Brenda (Esta’s Team) from Region 3
Meet Prissy and Brenda, an OBSD Team in Calgary. They met Esta after she had given birth to twin boys at the age of 16. Sadly, one boy died shortly after birth and one survived with severe health issues. Unable to care for her baby, and herself, Prissy and Brenda developed a plan with Esta that would give her the tools to look after herself, gain independence, get back to school, and gain employment.
Like other population-level crises and disasters, the COVID-19 pandemic will have short- and long-term impacts on the mental health and psychosocial well-being of individuals and