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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Stay up to date with research and knowledge exchange on bipolar disorder.
10 years ago, we launched the Quality of Life scale for Bipolar Disorder–the QoL.BD. The QoL.BD is the world’s only scale for measuring quality of life in bipolar disorder, and has seen global uptake since its inception. Studies across the world describe its use, in countries including Canada, Iran, Chile, … Read more
Our newest paper has just been published by the Journal of Participatory Medicine! The paper, The Bipolar Youth Action Project: Community-Based Participatory Research shares the process of working with youth peer researchers on the Bipolar Youth Action Project, and lessons learned about engaging youth in mental health research. The Bipolar … Read more
Today and tomorrow–September 9th and 10th 2020–scholars across Canada are observing Scholar Strike Canada, a response to ongoing racial injustice in North America. As said on the Scholar Strike website: For these two days, we will pause our teaching and all administrative duties. We will use this time to organize … Read more
(From left to right: Heather O’Brien, Mollie Pleet, Josh Woolley) As we enter fall of 2020, we are delighted to announce the successful nominations of Dr. Heather O’Brien, Dr. Mollie M. Pleet, and Dr. Josh Woolley as CREST.BD network members. There was resounding support for all three nominations. Dr. O’Brien … Read more