Upcoming public event: Searching for a Test for Depression

Searching for a Test for Depression:
Blood Tests, Brain Scans and Self-Screening

A FREE health talk in Vancouver for patients, families, staff, and community members

Date/time: Wednesday, February 24, 2015, 6:30-8:30pm
Location: UBC Robson Square (Theatre Room), 800 Robson St, Vancouver, BC V6Z 3B7

To reserve your free seat, please visit VanDepressionTalk.eventbrite.ca.


Dr. Raymond W. Lam, Psychiatrist, Professor, and Head of the Mood Disorders Centre at UBC, will talk about a groundbreaking new study aimed at shortening the time between depression diagnosis and getting the right treatment.

Ms. Patricia Ortiz, will talk about her own personal journey of recovery and how it has shaped her present life and positive outlook.

Dr. Diane McIntosh, Psychiatrist and Clinical Assistant Professor at UBC, will chair the event and moderate a Q&A panel between the audience and the speakers.