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New Psychological Interventions for Bipolar Disorder

on September 27, 2018   |    No Comments

Innovations in adjunctive psychosocial interventions for bipolar disorder Over the past decade, psychosocial interventions have been shown to be effective adjuncts to pharmacotherapy for bipolar disorder (BD). However, effect sizes are not large, mechanisms are poorly understood, and more research is urgently required to improve outcomes for people with BD.  … Read more

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A new suite of Mental Health Act rights communication tools

on June 26, 2018   |    No Comments

When people are involuntarily hospitalized (certified) in British Columbia under the Mental Health Act, they can’t leave the hospital without their doctor’s permission or make decisions about their psychiatric care, but they don’t lose all of their rights. In fact, the legislation says that they must be told about their … Read more

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Taking back the reins – the experience of self-management in bipolar disorder

on March 29, 2018   |    No Comments

  Hi everyone! I’m Emma, a CREST.BD trainee and PhD Candidate. I’ve been collaborating with CREST.BD for almost 4 years now. Much of this time has been spent helping with understanding peoples’ experiences of the Bipolar Wellness Centre (our online portal sharing evidence-based strategies for living well with bipolar disorder) … Read more

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CREST.BD: Top 4 Mental Health Movies Released in 2017

on January 25, 2018   |    2 Comments

In our second blog of 2018, we’re casting our eyes back to some of the highlights of the 2017 movie year for you. Where to watch our top movies of 2017: You can purchase these movies online, or in store if you can find them. Other options include renting them … Read more

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