Experts: Pride Month | June 2021

Published: 8 June 2021

June is Pride Month in Canada. It is a time when we celebrate diversity and LGBTQ+ communities, acknowledge their history, the hardships they have endured, and the progress that has been made. (CBC...

McGill-Concordia-uOttawa research team finds correlation between COVID-19-based discrimination and poor mental health

Published: 12 May 2021

Visible minorities, health-care workers and young people in Quebec have been at higher risk of experiencing COVID-19-related discrimination and more likely to suffer from poor mental health in the...

Experts: Ex-cop guilty of murder and manslaughter in death of George Floyd

Published: 22 April 2021

A former Minneapolis police officer was convicted Tuesday of murder and manslaughter for pinning George Floyd to the pavement with his knee on the Black man's neck in a case that triggered...

Experts: Black History Month | February 2021

Published: 3 February 2021

During Black History Month, Canadians celebrate the many achievements and contributions of Black Canadians who, throughout history, have done so much to make Canada the culturally diverse,...

Strong social support decreases mental health problems in young adults

Published: 4 December 2020

Early adulthood, a transitional life stage marked by major changes in social roles and responsibilities, can bring with it an increase of mental health problems. A team of McGill University...

Experts: Quebec City attack highlights need for discussion on mental health

Published: 3 November 2020

Quebec is hoping to reduce wait lists and widen access to help by injecting $100 million into mental health services as the novel coronavirus pandemic continues, an announcement that was pushed up...

McGill researchers part of international team awarded NIH grant to study causes and predictors of emerging psychosis

Published: 24 September 2020

Researchers at McGill University are part of a major international study to better understand the cause and effect of psychosis in adolescents and young adults who are at risk for this condition....

The placebo effect and psychedelic drugs: tripping on nothing?

Published: 30 March 2020

There has been a lot of recent interest in the use of psychedelic drugs to treat depression. A new study from McGill suggests that, in the right context, some people may experience psychedelic-like...

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