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Apr 5, 2017:  10 Years of Brain & Mental Health Integration at SickKids

SickKids Centre for Brain & Mental Health will be hosting their annual spring neuroscience research and education symposium called Brain & Mental Health Day. Registration is now open.   learn more »

Mar 27, 2017:  MP3C Course: Introduction to Quality Improvement - Application in an Integrated Mental and Physical Health Setting

This session will provide participants with an introduction to quality improvement methods and tools, including the Model for Improvement, Plan-Do-Study-Act (PDSA), Fishbone Diagrams, and Process Mapping. Offered both Mar. 27 & Apr. 4. Register now.   learn more »

Doctors' Notes: Teens' weight struggles can damage mental health

In this Toronto Star article published Feb. 20, 2017, pediatric psychologist Dr. Elizbaeth Dettmer, who is leading the MPA STOMP initiative at SickKids, provides tips to families and teens grappling with eating and weight issues, which can also impact teens' mental health.   read more »

Obesity and mental illness: an epidemic within an epidemic

Mental health providers are being incorporated into thoughtful weight management programs around the world.  In this vein, the SickKids Team Obesity Management Program (STOMP) was launched in 2009 as an outpatient intervention with a strong mental health component.   read more »