• ABI Month

    ABI Month

    So June is brain injury awareness month here in Canada, a time to recognize and try to understand the complications that brain injury can bring into one’s life. A movement titled #unmaskingbraininjury that my mom […]

     
  • The Promotion of Mental Health

    The Promotion of Mental Health

    From May 7th to the 13th it is Mental Health Week, and leading the charge is the Canadian Mental Health Association. https://mentalhealthweek.ca/ So let’s #GETLOUD about what mental health really is. Mental health is about […]

     
  • Treatment Update: Some Research Issues Marijuana, HIV, and inflammation

    The body produces many compounds that cells use to send information via signals to each other. One such system of signals is called the endocannabinoid system. To respond to chemical signals, cells have certain proteins […]

     
  • A Report on The Needs of Vulnerable Seniors

    In 2017, the AIDS Committee of York Region (ACYR) received a SEED Grant from the Ontario Trillium Foundation to undertake a collaborative community-based research project to understand the service needs and context for vulnerable seniors […]

     
  • Understanding the Needs of Vulnerable Seniors in York Region

    Understanding the Needs of Vulnerable Seniors in York Region

    ACYR is hosting an event to recognize funding from the Ontario Trillium Foundation to conduct a study on vulnerable seniors in York Region. It will be held on Monday, March 26, 2018 in the Activity Room at […]

     
  • Indigenizing research: the Wise Practices conference

    This past year the Canadian Aboriginal AIDS Network (CAAN) held its annual gathering, on the theme of “transforming wholistic approaches to Indigenous health.” It’s a gathering of First Nations, Métis and Inuit people, combining a […]