A new research study is being launched focusing on the mental health consequences of physical distancing among low-income Ontario residents during the COVID-19 crisis. The researchers (McMaster University and University of Western Ontario) seek participants willing to complete an online survey.
You are eligible if you are…
1. 18 years or older
2. Low household income (less than $2015.25/month for a single person)
3. Practicing physical distancing
4. A resident of Ontario
What Does Participating Mean?
• You will be asked to complete an online survey that will take 30 mins of your time. You will be contacted with a request to complete another survey every three months after you complete the first survey.
• You may be asked to participate in an interview that will be carried out online or via telephone three times over the next year.
How will Participating Benefit You?
1. You will be able to share your experiences of physical distancing
2. You will be provided with a $10 gift card for every survey that you complete in the next year.
3. If you participate in online or phone interviews, you will be compensated $40 for each interview.
Participate at the following link: https://www.sjmhlab.com/physical-distancing-survey
(or use the QR code on the poster (download here)
*This research is being conducted by Dr. Carrie Anne Marshall, Assistant Professor at Western University & Dr. Rebecca Gewurtz, McMaster University. It has been reviewed by the Hamilton Research Ethics Board under Project #10860.
Contact: Carrie Marshall at firstname.lastname@example.org or Rebecca Gewurtz at email@example.com