Knowledge Bites Lunch & Learn Series

Addiction & Mental Health Knowledge Exchange

The Addiction & Mental Health (AMH) Knowledge Bites Lunch & Learn Series is a quarterly event hosted by the Alberta Health Services Provincial AMH team. This series is intended for evaluators, researchers, decision makers, health professionals, and others with an interest in Addiction & Mental Health-related evidence topics.

A guest speaker will be invited to present their latest findings from a completed evaluation, research or quality improvement project relevant to the field of Addiction & Mental Health, specifically highlighting the implications for practice.

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Upcoming Events

The Lunch & Learn Series is held quarterly from 12:05 p.m. to 12:50 p.m.

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Research Spotlight

As part of AMH’s commitment to continuous knowledge sharing, the Lunch & Learn series has launched an annual report that spotlights all speakers and the key messages from their presentations.

That's a Wrap: AMH Knowledge Bites Lunch & Learn Presenters 

Knowledge Bites Playlist

Past events can be on viewed on the AHS AMH YouTube Channel.

February 2023: Critical Opportunities in the Emergency Department for People Who Use Substances with Dr. Kathryn Dong and Chris Cardinal

November 2022: Blackfoot Confederacy Partnered Research on Opioid Use Disorder Treatment with Bonnie Healy, Rita Henderson, and Patrick McLane

September 2022: Psychological Interventions with Youth at Risk of Psychosis with Dr. Jean Addington

May 11, 2022: Building a Tent in a Tempest: What We’ve Learned Implementing an e-Mental Health Platform during the COVID-19 Pandemic with Dr. Gina Dimitropoulos and Jason Gondziola

February 1, 2022: “You’re so lazy”: Stigma and self-stigma in ADHD with Dr. Emma Climie and Kristina Jelinkova

November 16, 2021: A mindfulness-based stress reduction intervention for caregivers of those who are experiencing substance use disorders with Dr. Jacqueline Smith, Jennifer Smith, Derek Luk, & Heather M.

May 18, 2021: Am I enough? Exploring Alberta families’ journeys parenting a child with mental health challenges through multimedia with Dr. Dorothy Badry, Greta Gerstner, and Melissa Appleton

November 25, 2020:Staying Connected: Consumer experience of the recovery journey and long-term engagement with a rural mental health clinic with John Doell and Lyuda Krupin

September 15, 2020: Peer Support Pilot in Five Community Services with Beverley Thompson, Donna L. Rutherford, Yvonne Benson, and Michael McComb

July 16, 2020: Increasing Access to Care for Individuals Living with Opioid Use Disorder: Evaluation Results from a Primary Health Care Focused Approach in Alberta with Sarah Fotheringham and Judith Krajnak (no video available)

May 7, 2020: Congruence Couple Therapy: An Integrative Approach in Addiction and Concurrent Disorder Treatment with Dr. Bonnie Lee and Korie-Lyn Northey

March 12, 2020: A Coherent and Effective Performance Measurement Framework for Mental Health and Addictions in Canada: Inevitable or Impossible? with Dr. Carol Adair