Canadian collaboration to develop national standards for substance use education and intervention in schools
Dr. Emily Jenkins, a UBC associate professor of nursing, shares what needs to change to best support children and youth when it comes to substance use education and intervention.
Jun 28, 2023
Health care leader Tania Dick joins UBC as its first Indigenous nursing lead
Tania Dick, a member of Dzawada’enuxw First Nations of Kingcome Inlet and a renowned Indigenous health care leader, has joined UBC as its first ever Indigenous Nursing Lead.
Feb 24, 2022
New COVID-19 study links nurses’ mental health to quality of care
Stories of stress and burnout among healthcare workers, particularly nurses, continue to make news during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Now, new research shows these mental health problems could be contributing to decreased quality of patient care.
Feb 16, 2022
When relationships break down, men are at risk of mental illness
A new UBC study confirms that when men transition out of relationships, they are at increased risk of mental illness, including anxiety, depression and suicide.
Jan 26, 2022
Teens prefer harm reduction messaging on substance use
A new study from researchers at the University of British Columbia and University of Calgary found that when it comes to substance use, a harm reduction message resonated the most with teens, instead of the typical “don’t do drugs” talk.
Apr 25, 2019
Integrating cultural practices improves health care for Indigenous women living with partner violence
The health of Indigenous women recovering from the trauma of partner violence improves when the healing process integrates Elder-led circles and other cultural elements, finds new research from the University of British Columbia and Western University.
Jan 31, 2019
How to stay sane when your child can’t sleep
Your child’s sleep problems may be making you depressed and unsure of your parenting skills, says a new paper by UBC sleep expert and nursing professor Wendy Hall.
Jun 26, 2017
Mental illness, access to guns drive many murder-suicides by men: UBC study
UBC nursing researcher John Oliffe has been studying men’s health for more than 20 years, focusing on the challenges experienced by men.
Dec 16, 2015