In this podcast, Dr. Laurence J. Kirmayer describes the key points of the common mental health problems review of the Canadian Collaboration for Immigrant and Refugee Health Evidence-based clinical guidelines.
This podcast was made with reference to the following paper:
Kirmayer, L. J., Narasiah, L., Munoz, M., Rashid, M., Ryder, A. G., Guzder, J., . . . Pottie, K. (2010). Common mental health problems in immigrants and refugees: general approach in primary care. Can Med Assoc J. doi: cmaj.090292 [pii]
Paola Ardiles, founder and network lead at BridgeforHealth.org speaks about postpartum depression (PPD) within the immigrant population in Canada. What are some of the specific challenges immigrant women with PPD face? What services are out there to help and what do caregivers need to know about working with immigrant women with PPD?
To read more on this subject, please consult the April 2013 article “Cultural background and socioeconomic influence of immigrant and refugee women coping with postpartum depression” published in The Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health.
Farsi language podcast
September 10 is World Suicide Prevention Day. Dr. Neda Faregh, psychologist and MMHRC project coordinator, talks about suicide amongst immigrants – what are the stressors and how to help someone who is feeling suicidal.
September 10 is World Suicide Prevention Day. We speak to Dr. Neda Faregh, psychologist and MMHRC project coordinator about suicide in the immigrant population in Canada. After the interview, Neda also kindly agreed to give another talk about suicide in Farsi, this podcast will be live soon.