There are currently no evidence-based guidelines for medical marijuana use in pediatric patients. Dr. Rod Rassekh is focused on research that will provide better understanding on the risks and potential benefits of therapeutic cannabis.
Dr. Bob McMahon and Dr. Janet Mah wish they'd learned more about child and adolescent mental health when they were teenagers. Now these co-deans of Mini Med School are ensuring young people today are better informed.
In Canada, suicide ranks as the second greatest cause of mortality among teenagers and young adults. It remains the leading cause of mental health emergency care for people of all socioeconomic backgrounds across the province.
The importance of self-care has become more and more evident, especially during these pandemic times. Yet, practicing self-care is highly personal and can look very different from one person to the next. For International Self-Care Day, we talked with Dr. Dzung Vo about self-care and his clinical work with teenagers on mindfulness-based interventions.
New research shows that an occupational therapy program called CO-OP leads to changes in brain regions associated with movement, balance, and motor learning in children with developmental coordination disorder.
We believe there’s nothing we can’t do with your support. It can take years to turn scientific breakthrough into new interventions and treatments. Funding helps speed the pace of change. When given the resources, we can bring transformative therapies – and hope – out of the laboratory and into the clinic to save and improve children’s lives.