Daily Media Digest June 30, 2023

Improving access to mental health supports for pregnant women and new mothers
Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH)
“CAMH Senior Scientist Dr. Daisy Singla has devoted her entire career to one goal: improving access to mental health supports for pregnant women and new mothers.”
TAGS: mental health, pregnancy, perinatal health, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health

McMaster and medical isotope partners awarded $35M from federal government
Brighter World – McMaster University
“McMaster University has received $6.8M from the federal government as part of a national initiative to create a Canadian Medical Isotope Ecosystem …”
TAGS: medical isotope research, Canadian research, McMaster University

Cancer treatment – One big step closer
UM Today – University of Manitoba
“Jörg Stetefeld and his team at the Faculty of Science are pushing the boundaries of knowledge when it comes to cancer treatment.”
TAGS: cancer, Canada Research Chair, innovative research, University of Manitoba

Sunnybrook’s Medventions program expands to Atlantic Canada with the Nova Scotia Health Innovation Hub
Nova Scotia Health Innovation Hub
“The program immerses fellows into the hospital to observe clinical procedures, processes and workflows to identify opportunities for change, growth and efficiency through the creation of innovative technologies.”
TAGS: medtech, entrepreneurship, Nova Scotia Health, Sunnybrook Research Institute

Glass Gateway podcast series gives voice to Saskatchewan youth experiencing substance use and mental health issues
University of Regina
“With crystal methamphetamine (meth) use at crisis levels, Dr. Kara Fletcher, an associate professor in the University of Regina’s Faculty of Social Work, is trying to help the province’s most vulnerable youth population.”
TAGS: mental health and addiction, health care, University of Regina