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Mad World Screening

Nusha Balram on May 10, 2017   |    No Comments

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


FREE Touched with Fire Screening

Nusha Balram on April 21, 2017   |    No Comments

Join our team and Pathway Clubhouse to watch Touched with Fire! On May 2nd at 6:45 pm we will be screening Touched with Fire in the Ralph Fisher Auditorium of the Richmond Hospital. This acclaimed film stars Katie Holmes and tells the story of two writers who live with bipolar disorder who … Read more


Ask Us Anything (About Bipolar Disorder!)

Nusha Balram on March 14, 2017   |    3 Comments

To mark World Bipolar Day, we are hosting a friendly, in-person event at the HOpe Centre with Kelty HOpe. Join members of the CREST.BD team as we share knowledge about current BD research as well as lived experience expertise. We’re looking forward to seeing new and familiar faces on Thursday March 30th … Read more


#BellLetsTalk 2017

Nusha Balram on January 24, 2017   |    No Comments

#BellLetsTalk day is an annual, national, online discussion about mental health that aims to create open conversation about mental health conditions. We applaud this effort and are pleased to take part in the conversation via social media. On our Twitter and Facebook accounts, we’ll be focusing on sharing evidence-based mental … Read more