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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
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
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
Last week on March 30th was World Bipolar Day, an annual and international event that spreads awareness of bipolar disorder. This year’s theme was the positive aspects of bipolar disorder, which is a topic we hope to continue inspiring as a network and a community of researchers, healthcare providers, people with … Read more