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Oct 5, 2016:  SAVE THE DATE: 2016 MPA Annual Conference

This year's annual conference is titled "Collaborative approaches for children and youth with co-existing physical and mental health conditions." The event will be hosted by SickKids at the Peter Gilgan Centre for Research and Learning on October 5-6, 2016. Register now!  learn more »

Jun 10, 2016:  Building Connections, Accelerating Impact

The Centre for Brain & Mental Health at SickKids is hosting its inaugural Advocacy Day Conference: Building Connections, Accelerating Impact. The line-up of speakers for day also includes the Hon. Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science. Free admission, however, registration is required.  learn more »

The MPA welcomes Dr. Peter Selby to the Brain-Heart Initiative

The MPA extends a warm welcome to Dr. Peter Selby, Director of Medical Education and Clinician Scientist at The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH), as he joins the Medical Psychiatry Alliance’s Brain-Heart Initiative.  read more »

How do we provide timely access to integrated care?

Over 20 per cent of children with physical health conditions are also living with mental health difficulties at the same time, such as delirium, mood disorders, psychotic disorders, anxiety disorders and others. In this article, Dr. Tony Pignatiello discusses how the MPA is enhancing care, education and research capacity for these patients and their families.  read more »