Building Bridges for Inclusive Care is an initiative being implemented by the Peel Service Collaborative which has dedicated itself to building bridges between the formal and informal (e.g. faith-based) mental health and addiction support systems in Peel. The Peel region has one of the highest religious affiliation rates in the Greater Toronto area and for many believers, their […]
In this podcast, Dr. Laurence J. Kirmayer describes the key points of the common mental health problems review of the Canadian Collaboration for Immigrant and Refugee Health Evidence-based clinical guidelines. Key points: Among immigrants, the prevalence of common mentalhealth problems is initially lower than in the generalpopulation, but over time, it increases to become similar tothat […]
Paola Ardiles, founder and network lead at BridgeforHealth.org speaks about postpartum depression (PPD) within the immigrant population in Canada. What are some of the specific challenges immigrant women with PPD face? What services are out there to help and what do caregivers need to know about working with immigrant women with PPD? To read more […]
Farsi language podcast September 10 is World Suicide Prevention Day. Dr. Neda Faregh, psychologist and MMHRC project coordinator, talks about suicide amongst immigrants – what are the stressors and how to help someone who is feeling suicidal.
September 10 is World Suicide Prevention Day. We speak to Dr. Neda Faregh, psychologist and MMHRC project coordinator about suicide in the immigrant population in Canada. After the interview, Neda also kindly agreed to give another talk about suicide in Farsi, this podcast will be live soon.