Mental health researchers at the IWK are working to support mental health from infancy through childhood and on into adolescence. Their approaches range from educational interventions, to genetic and imaging studies, to health services evaluations and clinical trials.
Alexa Bagnell, teen mental health literacy
Anne Duffy, early intervention in bipolar disorder
Stan Kutcher, effective mental health care for teens; suicide prevention
John LeBlanc, bullying prevention
Patrick McGrath/Strongest Families, helping families alleviate anxiety and behaviour disorders
Strong Starts, Healthier Futures Together, support for parents of at-risk infantsShare
The IWK Health Centre is respected for its world-class research into disorders and diseases affecting women, children, youth and families and is home to many leading research centres.
Learn more about our research centres by visiting one of the links below.
Dalhousie University Health Law and Policy Seminar Series - Guaranteed Income and Health | November 2, 2018
Dalhousie University Health Law and Policy Seminar Series - Of Bricks and Blood: Institutional Conscience Objections to MAID and Abortion | November 23, 2018
Dalhousie University Health Law and Policy Seminar Series - Cannabis Legislation: Past, Present and Future | January 18, 2019