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Bipolar Banter: A UBC Thrive Event

Nusha Balram on October 25, 2016   |    No Comments

Have questions about bipolar disorder? Want to meet folks who work in mental health research, or who live with the condition… or both? Members of the UBC community (staff, students, and faculty) are invited to join us for a light lunch and a chat as part of UBC Thrive Week. No … Read more


KT Connects Webinar Series

Nusha Balram on September 14, 2016   |    No Comments

Michael Smith Foundation of Health Research and Arthritis Research Canada are partnering to co-develop and host a series of monthly expert-led, beginner-level KT training webinars with the goal of developing a sustainable resource for researchers and trainees to learn knowledge and skills that will enable them to develop KT practice in … Read more


Me Too Vol. 5

Nusha Balram on September 7, 2016   |    No Comments

Me Too Vol. 5 – Friday, September 16th, 2016 Join us for this FREE mental health speakers series designed to help shatter the stigma surrounding mental illness by sharing compelling personal stories and innovative research. Me Too Conversations is designed to unite us and demonstrate that there is a greater … Read more


Depression & Sleep Workshop

Nusha Balram on September 7, 2016   |    No Comments

Who Should Attend: People living with a mood disorder (e.g., depression or bipolar disorder) This free workshop will share research findings and tools to help you achieve or maintain good health and quality of life. The workshop will include short presentations, demonstration role-plays, tool demonstrations, and group discussions. Dr. Erin Michalak & Victoria Maxwell will share: • Self-Care Strategies • Measuring … Read more