Published on in Vol 9 , No 6 (2020) :June

Preprints (earlier versions) of this paper are available at https://preprints.jmir.org/preprint/19292, first published .
Closing the Psychological Treatment Gap During the COVID-19 Pandemic With a Supportive Text Messaging Program: Protocol for Implementation and Evaluation

Closing the Psychological Treatment Gap During the COVID-19 Pandemic With a Supportive Text Messaging Program: Protocol for Implementation and Evaluation

Closing the Psychological Treatment Gap During the COVID-19 Pandemic With a Supportive Text Messaging Program: Protocol for Implementation and Evaluation

Vincent Israel Opoku Agyapong 1, 2 , MD, PhD ;   Marianne Hrabok 1, 3 , PhD ;   Wesley Vuong 2 , MPH ;   April Gusnowski 2 , BA ;   Reham Shalaby 1 , MD ;   Kelly Mrklas 4, 5 , MSc ;   Daniel Li 1, 2 , MD ;   Liana Urichuk 1, 2 , PhD ;   Mark Snaterse 2 , BA ;   Shireen Surood 2 , PhD ;   Bo Cao 1 , PhD ;   Xin-Min Li 1 , MD, PhD ;   Russ Greiner 6 , PhD ;   Andrew James Greenshaw 1, 7 , PhD

1 Department of Psychiatry , Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry , University of Alberta , Edmonton , AB , CA

2 Addiction and Mental Health , Alberta Health Services , Edmonton , AB , CA

3 Department of Psychiatry , Cumming School of Medicine , University of Calgary , Calgary , AB , CA

4 Strategic Clinical Networks , System Innovation and Programs , Alberta Health Services , Calgary , AB , CA

5 Department of Community Health Sciences , Cumming School of Medicine , University of Calgary , Calgary , AB , CA

6 Department of Computing Science , Faculty of Science , University of Alberta , Edmonton , AB , CA

7 APEC Digital Hub for Mental Health , Edmonton , AB , CA

Corresponding Author:

  • Vincent Israel Opoku Agyapong, MD, PhD
  • Department of Psychiatry
  • Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry
  • University of Alberta
  • 1E1 Walter Mackenzie Health Sciences Centre
  • 8440 112 St NW
  • Edmonton, AB
  • CA
  • Phone: 1 7807144315 ext 7807144315
  • Email: agyapong@ualberta.ca