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We are excited to share that award-winning actress, mental health advocate, and CREST.BD network member Victoria Maxwell will be performing “That’s Just Crazy Talk” at Roundhouse Community Arts & Recreation Centre in Vancouver, Canada, on February 6, 2018. The event is part of “Beyond Stigma: Conversations about mental health, courage … Read more
Network lead Dr. Erin Michalak and network member Sara Lapsley will be co-presenting on digital engagement methods in patient-oriented research for the upcoming BC SUPPORT Unit provincial conference, Putting Patients First: Partnerships for Better Health Research (event hashtag: #PPF2017). The conference aims to encourage learning and collaboration between patients interested in patient-oriented research … Read more
Campus Alberta Neuroscience will be holding their 6th Annual Symposium: Neurotechnology for Discovery and Translation in Calgary, Alberta, on October 26-27 this year. Network lead Dr. Erin Michalak and peer researcher Sara Lapsley will be presenting on the first day of the event alongside top researchers, trainees, community representatives and people with lived experience. This symposium will showcase … Read more
The UBC Department of Psychiatry is proud to work with The Cinematheque in presenting Frames of Mind, a monthly event using film to engage thought and discussion about mental health and mental illness. On Wednesday, May 17th, Dr. Erin Michalak, leader of CREST.BD and Professor in UBC Psychiatry, will lead the … Read more