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Bipolar Bridges app survey is open!

on February 25, 2020   |    No Comments

The CREST.BD team is hard at work on our CIHR-funded Bipolar Bridges project to build an app that helps people with bipolar disorder optimise their quality of life. To help us design the app, we are asking about your experiences of digital tools in a new online survey. Fill Out … Read more

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#TalkBD: Your bipolar questions answered for Bell Let’s Talk day!

Laura Lapadat on January 30, 2020   |    No Comments

On Bell Let’s Talk Day 2020 – January 29th – CREST.BD network members Dr. Erin Michalak, Dr. Rob Tarzwell, Stéphanie Fontaine, Ryan Tine, Dr. Emma Morton, and Catherine Simmons took to Twitter for CREST.BD’s second #TalkBD event. Twitter users submitted a variety of questions about BD, which the team answered … Read more

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Meet our new social media team!

Laura Lapadat on December 10, 2019   |    No Comments

Knowledge translation is an essential part of CREST.BD’s work. It’s the process of taking academic evidence, which can be inaccessible to most people outside of universities, and sharing it with the broader community in alternate forms. Blog posts, social media stories, and online tools like the Quality of Life Tool … Read more

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Diversity in patient engagement: A call for patient partner and academic researcher leads

on November 7, 2019   |    No Comments

In this blog post, the second in the BC Support Unit Tapestry project series, Dr. Iva Cheung discusses the populations most in need of representation in patient engagement research. It is these populations that the Tapestry project team will develop educational modules to address. As Dr. Cheung describes, two of … Read more

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