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Call for Contributions

Collection of Mental Health Narratives – History, Concepts, Education, Practice Edited by Ronja Bodola, PhD; Michelle B. Moore, PsyD; Cody Roi, D.O. Submit an abstract for a book chapter to be included in the upcoming edited volume Collection of Mental Health...

Webinar: Beyond Anti-Asian Racism: Healing Intergenerational Traumas through Cross-Racial Social Justice Work

Join us for our next webinar Beyond Anti-Asian Racism: Healing Intergenerational Traumas through Cross-Racial Social Justice Work Saturday, April 17, 2021 10:00–11:00 am PDT / 1:00–2:00 pm EDT Register Now Zoom Registration Event Flyer Event Details Learning...

Webinar: Addressing Racial Trauma And Police Violence In Mental Health Emergencies

Join us for our next webinar Addressing Racial Trauma And Police Violence In Mental Health Emergencies Wednesday, April 14, 2021 10–11:30 am PDT / 1–2:30 pm EDT Register Now Zoom Registration Event Flyer Event Details Panelists Cheryl D. Wills, MD, DFAPA, Director,...

SSPC Statement Denouncing Anti-Asian Racism

In the wake of the recent killings at Atlanta and the worrisome increasing acts of violence against Asian Americans and Asian Canadians, the SSPC strongly denounces anti-Asian and all forms of racism. While there has been a long history of anti-Asian racism and...

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NIMH Funding Opportunity

NIMH has announced the posting of a new funding opportunity: Mentored Career Development Award to Build Research Capacity in Global Mental Health (RFA-MH-14-120). The purpose of the NIMH Mentored Career Development Award to Build Research Capacity in Global Mental...

Send us your news!

by Shannon Suo In my role as newsletter editor, I hope to include more news about SSPC members. In this issue, you will see a reprint of an article about John de Figueiredo that appeared in Psychiatric News. We aren’t always aware when our members make news, so please...

President’s Message

Our program for the 2013 conference in Toronto has been posted at the SSPC website (www.psychiatryandculture.org) for you to view. Many thanks to our Program Committee under the able leadership of Roberto Lewis-Fernandez, and the untiring support of our Executive...

Welcoming SSPC to Toronto!

by Lisa Andermann The city of Toronto is one of North America’s largest, most diverse and exciting urban centres. It is a great family destination, so please consider bringing your children with you! The Delta Chelsea conference hotel is well-known for its indoor pool...

Toronto Facts

Toronto is home to more than 100 cultures. Toronto is Canada's largest city, with a population of 5.5 million in the Greater Toronto Area. Toronto is the 5th largest city in North America, after Mexico City, New York, Los Angeles and Chicago. One-quarter...