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CREST.BD: Highlights from our World Bipolar Day “AMA” on Reddit!

on April 11, 2019   |    No Comments

In honor of World Bipolar Day, members of the CREST.BD team led by Dr. Erin Michalak and Dr. Steven Barnes hosted our first-ever Reddit “Ask Me Anything (AMA)” on March 29, 2019. In this special blog post, we recap the full AMA event, and bring to you our favorite moments and 5 … Read more

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All the questions and answers from our first #TalkBD event!

Caden Poh on February 6, 2019   |    No Comments

In alliance with Bell Let’s Talk Day 2019 on January 30, Network Lead Dr. Erin Michalak and members of the CREST.BD team took questions on all things BD on the CREST.BD Facebook page and Twitter using the hashtag #TalkBD. The six-hour online conversation touched on a series of different topics, … Read more

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CREST.BD: E-Mental Health Conference Review 2019 (Day 2)

on February 3, 2019   |    No Comments

This is the second of two parts of our EMH 2019 conference review. For an introduction of the conference and reviews, highlights, and photos of Day 1’s workshops and events, please visit crestbd.ca/EMH2019. For Day 2 of our EMH 2019 conference review, we review four select presentations. Day 2   Electronic medical … Read more

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CREST.BD Review: E-Mental Health Conference 2019 (Day 1)

on February 1, 2019   |    No Comments

The 8th Annual E-Mental Health Conference:  Vancouver BC was the destination for the two-day 8th annual e-Mental Health Conference (EMH 2019): New Generations, New Services: Shifting Mental Health to the Digital Age. This year’s conference was held on February 1-2 at the Vancouver Convention Centre, and brought together hundreds of researchers and … Read more

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