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Use your computer or smartphone to spend some rewarding time learning about trends in mental illness and mental health. Presented live by doctors in McGill University’s Psychiatry Postgraduate Program. The hosts interact with you, and you can send in live questions and comments through Facebook while watching. Registration not necessary, and you do not have to have a Facebook account to watch the presentation. Videos can be watched at a later date if you miss the live event. 

Social Media & Internet Addiction

September 12, 2018
7-9pm

The world has changed dramatically in the wake of the internet, mobile phones, and social media. In this live Facebook event, residents of McGill University’s Department of Psychiatry will discuss how these technologies relate to mental illness, addiction, and coping strategies for the digital world we live in today.
This will be an interactive event with a Q&A period where you can chat live with the Facilitators.

If you do not have a Facebook account, mark your own calendar and click HERE on September 12 at 7pm to watch.

Marijuana & Mental Illness

October 24, 2018
7-9pm

Justin Trudeau’s Liberal Government will be legalizing Marijuana in Canada in October. Residents from McGill University’s Department of Psychiatry will join AMI-Quebec on Facebook live to discuss the pros and cons of marijuana usage in relation to mental illness.
This will be an interactive event with a Q&A period where you can chat live with the Facilitators.

If you do not have a Facebook account, mark your own calendar and click HERE on October 24 at 7pm to watch.

Online Learning, available 24-7

Want to learn on your own time, at your own pace? AMI has YouTube and SoundCloud channels, both available 24/7! Find all kinds of mental health information.

YouTube and SoundCloud can are easy to access on a computer or a smartphone, so you can learn anywhere. Check out our YouTube and SoundCloud pages and subscribe—you’ll get an alert every time there is something new to watch or listen. Tune in for more great resources from AMI-Quebec for the digital age.

We’ve created a YouTube channel with a variety of videos, including:

  • Conversations with mental health specialists on anxiety, psychotic disorders, navigating the healthcare system, and more.
  • Public service announcements on services and workshops available at AMI-Quebec.
  • An archive of appearances and events from years past that will continue to grow.

SoundCloud is the audio equivalent of YouTube. Here you can listen to:

  • Teleworkshop recordings with local professionals, on types of mental illness, talking to your doctor, anxiety disorders, and more.
  • Recordings of presentations like our Low-Beer Memorial Lecture, including last year’s lecture by Dr. Dolores Malaspina on Nature vs Nurture.
  • Interviews such as homelessness and mental health, and how caregivers deal with loved ones’ mental health issues.