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Weekly blogs explore psychosocial interventions, quality of life, stigma, and community engagement through the eyes of diverse CREST.BD network members.

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Écrire des poèmes – une de mes soupapes de sécurité en santé mentale

on February 12, 2020   |    No Comments

Pour les personnes vivant avec un trouble bipolaire, comme toute autre personne d’ailleurs, il est crucial de trouver des moyens constructifs et positifs de passer son temps dans la journée. Pour plusieurs, cela peut consister à trouver un équilibre sain entre l’établissement et le développement de bonnes relations à la … Read more

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Bipolar Bridges Blog 2: Engaging with People in the “Anti-Psychiatry” Movement?

on February 6, 2020   |    No Comments

Applications for health research funding are not typically successful on their first submission. More commonly, at least with funding streams such the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) Project Grant Program, you submit an application, wait for what seems an excruciating length of time, and eventually get some detailed feedback … Read more

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#TalkBD: Your bipolar questions answered for Bell Let’s Talk day!

Laura Lapadat on January 30, 2020   |    No Comments

On Bell Let’s Talk Day 2020 – January 29th – CREST.BD network members Dr. Erin Michalak, Dr. Rob Tarzwell, Stéphanie Fontaine, Ryan Tine, Dr. Emma Morton, and Catherine Simmons took to Twitter for CREST.BD’s second #TalkBD event. Twitter users submitted a variety of questions about BD, which the team answered … Read more

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Bipolar Bridges Blog 1: Our First Whiteboarding Session!

Laura Lapadat on January 21, 2020   |    No Comments

The Bipolar Bridges project was launched on World Mental Health day and the planning phase for the new research project is now under way! As a refresher, Bipolar Bridges is a CIHR-funded study developed by CREST.BD and our partners, which will provide evidence-based quality of life recommendations on a innovative, … Read more

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