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Major Update to the Bipolar Wellness Centre

Caden Poh on September 6, 2017   |    3 Comments

Welcome back to the Bipolar Blog! You may have noticed we took a long summer vacation and haven’t been actively publishing. Well, here’s why: We’ve been incredibly busy over the summer with one of our biggest projects – bringing a comprehensive update to the Bipolar Wellness Centre. This update comes … Read more

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Improving Access to Care with e-Mental Health

on June 21, 2017   |    No Comments

Earlier this year the Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC) hosted a roundtable in Vancouver, BC. They invited policymakers, clinicians, researchers, and people with lived experience to discuss the pressing issue of access to mental health care and how e-mental health can be used to improve the situation. I was … Read more

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Opening Doors to Progress: Including People with Mental Health Conditions in Research

on May 31, 2017   |    No Comments

There is a growing need for new and useful perspectives in mental health. While standard research methods yield helpful and essential progress, calling on consumers to become involved in research opens the door to a whole array of untapped resources and otherwise hidden solutions. People are suffering from mental illness … Read more

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Our Guide to the 2017 ISBD Conference

on May 3, 2017   |    No Comments

The International Society for Bipolar Disorders conference is happening this week from Thursday to Sunday. CREST.BD team members and friends from all over the world will be at the conference, and some of us are part of the scientific program (to search for a specific team member, click here). Here’s … Read more

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