Department of Psychiatry

Experts: FDA approves much-debated Alzheimer's drug panned by experts

Published: 10Jun2021

U.S. government health officials approved the first new drug for Alzheimer's disease in nearly 20 years, disregarding warnings from independent advisers that the much-debated treatment hasn't been...

Experts: Pride Month | June 2021

Published: 8Jun2021

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: 12May2021

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: 22Apr2021

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: 3Feb2021

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: 4Dec2020

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: 3Nov2020

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...

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