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Gender Identity and Indigenous People

By Margaret Robinson, PhD. Affiliate Scientist in the Social and Epidemiological research department of the Centre for Addiction & Mental Health.

In literature about gay, lesbian, bisexual, trans, and queer (LGBTQ) health it’s increasingly common to see ‘2’ or a ‘2S’, which stands for ‘two spirit.’ The term recognizes those of us who are LGBTQ and who are also strongly connected to our Indigenous identities. 391 more words

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This is Our Community

By Jenna MacKay, MA, Qualitative Researcher, team member of Re:searching for LGBTQ Health and a Master of Social Work candidate at University of Toronto.     

Research in both Canada and the US has shown that bisexuals have poorer mental health than heterosexuals, gays and lesbians. 368 more words

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Pioneering a measure of experiences shaping bisexual women’s mental health

By Margaret Robinson, PhD. Affiliate Scientist in the Social and Epidemiological research department of the Centre for Addiction & Mental Health.

Across Canada and the United States, bisexual women like me consistently report significant mental health disparities such as higher incidences of mood and anxiety disorders, suicidal thoughts, and self-harm compared to our straight and lesbian peers. 382 more words

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How your gifts are helping to advance exciting cancer research

In May, Aurora Research Institute awarded $100,000 to four Aurora Health Care investigators to conduct exciting new cancer-related research projects. Funds for the program are available, thanks to a generous gift from… 476 more words

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Thoughts on APA 2015

By Dr. Bruce Pollock, Vice-President, Research at CAMH

“There is no health without mental health”

This fact, which resonates with what we believe at CAMH, was made by Dr. 580 more words

Mental Health

Changing the Face of Boys and Men’s Mental Health in First Nations Communities

By Dr. Julie George, a member of Kettle & Stony Point First Nation (KSPFN), Project Scientist in CAMH’s Social and Epidemiological Research Department and the Mental Health, Addiction and Violence Support Program Manager at the Health Services Department in her home community. 860 more words

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Traditional healers using apps to treat psychosis

By Sireesha Bobbili, Special Advisor/Project Coordinator, Office of Transformative Global Health, Social & Epidemiological Research, CAMH
Infographic by Erin Lee, Communications Intern, Office of Transformative Global Health, CAMH… 225 more words

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