Join the IHLCDP during CMHA Mental Health Week to focus on emotions that occur in the context of parent-adolescent relationships.
As the needs of students evolve and the demand for services increase, universities are searching for new approaches to support students. Although peer-run community mental health programs are effective, the research to understand university peer support is lacking. This talk will explore new research from the UK exploring this non-professional intervention for student mental health and wellbeing.
This presentation focuses on research examining potential benefits and harms of responses to the ongoing drug poisoning crisis in BC. Dr. Mary Clare Kennedy will present the findings of recent studies investigating: the health impacts of overdose prevention sites in Vancouver; the role of drug checking data from Vancouver as a tool for monitoring population-level […]
This webinar presentation will focus on 1) healthy adult aging as relates to our nervous and muscular systems to maintain standing balance control, 2) how balance is an integral component in performing activities of daily living, and 3) strategies to ensure optimal balance control throughout the lifespan. Presenter: Dr. Brian Dalton, Assistant Professor School of […]
Medically assisted dying has been legal in Canada since 2016. A growing body of research now helps us better understand bereavement experiences of family and friends following the death of a loved one by MAiD. This presentation focuses on findings of an interpretive study: that the time before the assisted death seems most impactful—an experience […]
Have you wondered what the role of economic evaluation is when examining how well an intervention works and at what costs to patients, our health care system and society? In this webinar presentation, we will share some examples from two populations – individuals with chronic stroke and individuals at high risk of falls – that […]
Exercise is recognized as safe and beneficial for cancer patients throughout the cancer continuum. However, little is known about the capacity of the existing cancer care workforce (e.g., medical, radiation oncologists, cancer care nurses and allied health professionals) to promote and integrate exercise advice and referral as part of usual care. This research explored the […]
This session discusses foundational principles within Indigenous worldviews regarding health and wellness and the cultural aspects of death and dying. It explores the challenges and barriers that limit appropriate healthcare for Indigenous Peoples. Lastly, it identifies ways healthcare providers can become allies to Indigenous Peoples in delivering culturally safer care. Presenter: Holly Prince, MSW, (PhD. […]
You are cordially invited to attend... A community collaboration of the Institute for Healthy Living and Chronic Disease Prevention, UBC Okanagan; Interior Savings Credit Union; and Interior Health Join us March 1 - 31, 2023 One month of Free events and activities to celebrate and raise awareness about positive aging for everyone - young and […]
Atrial fibrillation can be a complex and unpredictable chronic illness. Patients living with atrial fibrillation may feel out of control in their treatment journey, however, something in which all patients can actively participate in is self-care. Self-care is an essential aspect of managing atrial fibrillation but it has its challenges. While self-care is associated with […]
Nav-CARE is a program that utilizes trained volunteer navigators to support older adults living in the community with life limiting illnesses. An adaptation of Nav-CARE was developed through a modified e-Delphi method and pilot study. The adaptation focuses on supporting caregivers of people living with dementia. This webinar will provide a discussion of the adaptation […]
Join us during CMHA Mental Health Week for a presentation on mental health during the COVID-19 pandemic. We will discuss the results of several studies on the mental health of Canadian families and university students during different phases of the COVID-19 pandemic. We will also raise questions about mental health going forward and cover some […]
Research partnerships span diverse research disciplines, identities, locations, and/or contexts with a strong focus on research that serves equity-deserving groups. Despite calls for meaningful engagement in research, concerns about tokenism in research partnerships have been raised. To ensure research is diverse, equitable, inclusive and impactful, research that advances best practices for meaningfully engaging partners throughout […]