Addressing mental illness and addiction has become a matter of national urgency. We’re helping. Find out how.
We welcome you — our community, partners, friends and followers — to learn more directly from our scientists and research trainees on HRI Research Day 2018.
Date: Tuesday, November 27, 2018
Time: 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. (drop-in)
Location: Riverslea Building (lower grounds), 150 Delhi Street
Did you know that Canada currently has no consistent way to measure whether or not our mental health and addiction services are working?
Chat with Dr. Jean Costello, Research and Evaluation Scientist, about the Recovery Journey Project, a flagship model for the long-term evaluation of addiction treatment services.
Did you know that in Canada alone, more than 200 public safety workers have died by suicide since 2015?
Speak with Dr. Margaret McKinnon, Homewood Research Chair in Mental Health and Trauma, to learn about the work she is leading to better understand Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and to help those who are suffering.
Did you know that the economic cost of alcohol related harm across Canada is $14.6 billion per year?
Find out from Dr. James MacKillop, HRI Senior Scientist and Peter Boris Chair in Addictions Research, what HRI is doing to improve practice and treatment outcomes for addicted individuals in Canada.
Did you know that it takes, on average, 17 years to move health research discoveries into practice to help patients?
Sarah Sousa, Senior Research Associate, explains how HRI is working to change this by creating resources like the Data Visualization Tool for medical professionals and decision makers.