Genes & Environment: Children & Youth at Risk – What does research reveal about the nature, causes, and development of mental illness?

Canadian Institute for Health Research Café Scientifique 

Free. All are welcome. Come early, seating is limited. No reservations.

Mental illnesses often run in families, and yet much can be done to either prevent or ameliorate the experience. Join in the discussion of this Café Scientifique and hear health researchers explain the multiplicity of causes that make for increased risk of, and resilience against, mental health conditions in youth.


Rudolf Uher: Canada Research Chair in Early Intervention in Psychiatry, Dalhousie University Read More

Michel Boivin: Canada Research Chair on Child Social Development, Laval University Read More

Jean Hughes: Professor, School of Nursing, Dalhousie University & researcher in community mental health Read More

Steven Ayer: Executive Director, Nova Scotia Schizophrenia Society Read More


Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

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Target Audience:

general public

Location Details:

The Nook
2118 Gottingen Street
Halifax, NS