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Examining a “One-Stop-Shop” for Youth Mental Health and Substance Use Services

Dr. Jean Costello, HRI’s Director of Research and Evaluation, and Cyndy Dearden, Executive Director of The Grove, YWHO Wellington Guelph, have received $100,000 to evaluate the reach and delivery of services provided by The Grove YWHO Wellington Guelph, a network of Youth Wellness Hubs Ontario (YWHO) sites delivering integrated youth services within the Wellington-Guelph region. […]

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Social Media and Teen Suicide: A New Paradigm for Regulation

By Jacqueline Mitchell, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. Yuri Quintana, PhD, HRI Senior Scientist, believes in the power of technology. While there’s little debate that social media has the potential to cause great harm, Quintana – who is chief of the Division of Clinical Informatics, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center – notes there’s a growing body of evidence […]

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