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Our bipolar blog shares the latest findings and insights from CREST.BD's research and knowledge exchange.

Weekly blogs explore psychosocial interventions, quality of life, stigma, and community engagement through the eyes of diverse CREST.BD network members.

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Supporting a Colleague Facing a Mental Health Issue

on December 7, 2016   |    No Comments

In this webinar, UBC Associate Professor of Psychiatry and co-founder of CREST.BD, Dr. Erin Michalak, and actress and mental health educator, Victoria Maxwell, address how to support a colleague facing a mental health issue. Click here to view this webinar. Addressing mental health concerns in the workplace is often difficult. … Read more

interventions and self-care lived experience


Greg’s 2016 Update on ORBIT

on November 30, 2016   |    3 Comments

In this short video, Greg updates us on the progress of ORBIT and all the exciting installments 2017 will have in store for the ORBIT intervention.

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Stigma in The Workforce and How to Tackle It

on November 23, 2016   |    No Comments

In this webinar, UBC Associate Professor of Psychiatry and co-founder of CREST.BD, Dr. Erin Michalak, and actress and mental health educator, Victoria Maxwell, share their insights into workforce stigma and how to tackle it. View this webinar by clicking here. Many people in the┬áCanadian workforce will experience a mental health … Read more

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Chinese Culture and Bipolar Disorder

on November 16, 2016   |    2 Comments

I am pleased to see more discussions revolving around the relationship between mental health, in this case bipolar disorder and culture. This is because I share the view that different cultures have their unique takes on mental health problems, and it is important to incorporate cultural concepts into the conditions … Read more

community engagement lived experience