Raymond Tremblay, MSW

Peer researcher

Raymond Tremblay


MSW, Carleton University


Raymond lives well with bipolar disorder. He is also a prolific writer, having self-published 26 collections of poetry, largely on issues of homelessness. Raymond has a strong affinity to social welfare issues. He has had a fruitful career with both municipal and provincial organizations, including the Ontario Ministry of Health, based in Kingston Psychiatric Hospital, where he served for 20 years as, first, Director of Social Work Services, and later, as Coordinator of Community Development.

What I do when I'm not working

My lovely wife plays a big role in keeping me healthy. As well, poetry is a central part of my life, and gets me through good times as well as bad.




Department of Psychiatry, University of British Columbia
420-5950 University Boulevard, Vancouver, BC