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What's happening in the mental health community

News relevant to the Department of Psychiatry will be posted here in between issues of Headlines.

COVID-19 information

The Faculty of Medicine at Dalhousie University has compiled information on COVID-19 and pandemic protocols. Read more on their website.


Dr. Alexa Bagnell participates in IWK back to school webinar series 

The IWK Mental Health and Addictions Program, in partnership with the Nova Scotia’s Department of Early Education and Childhood Development (EECD), has developed a new webinar series entitled Road to Resilience: Skills and strategies to prepare for the upcoming school year.  

The three webinars are intended to provide the tools, strategies and skills to help prepare parents and children for the upcoming school year. Dr. Alexa Bagnell, head of the Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and chief of the Department of Psychiatry at IWK Health, delivers the second webinar, Coping with Change & Uncertainty

Watch the webinars