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First publication from ACCESS Open Minds on early intervention in youth mental health services

Imagine a place where 20% of youth are affected by a mental illness and where 75% of mental health problems arise before the age of 24. Now imagine the same place but with only 1 in 5 of youth who need mental health intervention getting access to the appropriate care. On top of that, youth who do receive mental health care are faced with long delays in receiving treatment, which can go from several months to several years.

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2019-05-02
Congratulations to the following researchers, who were recently awarded prizes Natasha Rajah - Haile T Debas prize - Faculty of Medicine, McGill, for outstanding work to promote diversity and inclusion Cecilia Flores - 2019 CCNP Innovations in Neuropsychopharmacology Award (ccnp.ca) Lalit Srivastava - 2019 CCNP Medal  Congratulations to four researchers who received Chercheur Boursier FRQ-S grants: Mallar Chakravarty - Investigation translationnelle dans les maladies neuropsychiatriques Kieran...
2019-04-26
Discovery of mutations in ACTL6B gene offers insight into brain development Mutations in a gene involved in brain development have led to the discovery of two new neurodevelopmental diseases by an international team led by researchers at McGill University and CHU Sainte-Justine Research Center. The first clues about the rare disorder arose after doctors were unable to diagnose why two siblings from Québec City were experiencing seizures and neurodevelopmental deficits. Desperate, the...
2019-04-17
Suzanne King is one of the four co-principal investigators of the new Réseau Inondation Inter-Sectoriel du Quebec (RIISQ - the Intersectorial Flood Network of Quebec). Bringing together more than 120 researchers from 16 universities of Quebec, as well as dozens of governmental and non-governmental partners, its mission is to find and implement solutions to the problem of flooding in the province. The RIISQ was funded by all three Fonds de recherche du Québec.  Suzanne...

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