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If most e-cigarettes in Canada include nicotine then it is likely that young people who vape will end up addicted to nicotine. That is the opinion that Elizabeth Saewyc offered in an e-mail interview on vaping among youth. She went on to encourage the government to enforce existing rules around e-cigarettes.
Dr John Oliffe attended the Asia-Pacific Prostate Cancer Conference in Melbourne in August 2017 to discuss how prostate cancer affects men's capacity for returning to work after surgery. A graduated return is recommended.
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The School of Nursing is excited to announce that our Stigma and Resilience Among Vulnerable Youth Centre has received a Canadian Institutes of Health Research Foundation Grant. SARAVYC is one of only 9 in BC (75 Canada) to be successful in the grant competition and received $2,994,951 to continue their valuable work.
Dr Elizabeth Saewyc and the SARAVYC team have released a new paper that discusses the drinking trends of BC teenagers.
Still Here is a photo project featuring lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer individuals affected by suicide. LGBTQ people are four times more likely than heterosexuals and cisgendered people to attempt suicide and suffer from depression. Yet no LGBTQ-specific suicide resources exist in Canada.