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CREST.BD: E-Mental Health Conference Review 2019 (Day 2)

on February 3, 2019   |    No Comments

This is the second of two parts of our EMH 2019 conference review. For an introduction of the conference and reviews, highlights, and photos of Day 1’s workshops and events, please visit crestbd.ca/EMH2019. For Day 2 of our EMH 2019 conference review, we review four select presentations. Day 2   Electronic medical … Read more

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CREST.BD Review: E-Mental Health Conference 2019 (Day 1)

on February 1, 2019   |    No Comments

The 8th Annual E-Mental Health Conference:  Vancouver BC was the destination for the two-day 8th annual e-Mental Health Conference (EMH 2019): New Generations, New Services: Shifting Mental Health to the Digital Age. This year’s conference was held on February 1-2 at the Vancouver Convention Centre, and brought together hundreds of researchers and … Read more

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#TalkBD with us on Bell Let’s Talk Day!

Caden Poh on January 30, 2019   |    No Comments

Update: Thank you for joining the #TalkBD conversation! We have collated all the questions and answers from the six-hour event here. Have questions about BD? Start a conversation with us this Wednesday on Bell Let’s Talk day! Facebook Conversation + Tweetchat Network Lead Dr. Erin Michalak and diverse members of … Read more

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A new suite of Mental Health Act rights communication tools

on June 26, 2018   |    No Comments

When people are involuntarily hospitalized (certified) in British Columbia under the Mental Health Act, they can’t leave the hospital without their doctor’s permission or make decisions about their psychiatric care, but they don’t lose all of their rights. In fact, the legislation says that they must be told about their … Read more

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