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Posts from the ‘Care & Treatment’ Category

Preventing and treating FASD in Canada’s North

Senior Scientist Lana Popova blogs about her experience at the Canada Northwest FASD Partnership Symposium.

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Less is More

The Globe and Mail recently quoted Dr Jeff Turnbull, former president of the Canadian Medical Association saying that “hospitals need to disappear.”  In the same article, Dr Rick Glazier, a scientist with the Institute of Clinical Evaluative Sciences says “we are in need of a truly integrated system.” In the article, several healthcare leaders describe community focused initiatives that can improve the health of individuals and populations.  A generative message from the article is that great things are happening that will improve our healthcare system. That point’s lost when the author engages these system leaders in a straw man fallacy. Read more

Confessions of a Shy Girl – NOT!

Helen has struggled with social anxiety as long as she can remember. Through the support of her family, friends and technology, the 23 year old is finding her voice. Read more

Raising the Bar and Offering Hope

For Psychology Month, Dr. Sean Kidd, Scientist and Head of Psychology Service, Schizophrenia Division, blogs about the power of higher expectations. Read more

Citizens Transforming Mental Health

Dr. Kwame McKenzie, Senior Scientist in Social Equity and Health Research at CAMH, blogs about one idea he believes could improve health and reduce health inequalities.

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