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2021/22 BC Schizophrenia Society Annual General Meeting & Education Session
Tentative schedule

1:00pm BCSS Annual General Meeting Begins
2:00pm BCSS AGM Education Session Begins -- TOPIC: BC Mental Health Act & Families Affected by Mental Illness

If you would like to share your story and experience of how the BC Mental Health Act was able to help you and your family during a time of crisis, please email it to info@bcss.org, and Jean, (BCSS Communications and Marketing Manager) will then reach out and connect with you about next steps.

Oct 15, 2022 01:00 PM in Pacific Time (US and Canada)

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Speakers

Dr. Vijay Seethapathy
Chief Medical Officer @BC Mental Health and Substance Use Services
Dr. Vijay Seethapathy provides strategic and operational oversight for medical services across BCMHSUS programs and services including the Forensic Psychiatric Hospital, Red Fish Centre for Mental Health and Addiction, Heartwood Centre for Women, Correctional Health Services, Forensic Regional Clinics and provincial specialized mental-health and substance-use programs. He is also a clinical assistant professor of psychiatry at the University of British Columbia, where he oversees the psychiatry residents’ addiction program. He is one of very few psychiatrists in B.C. who specializes in treating patients with a combination of complex mental health and substance use disorders, known in the mental health community as concurrent disorders. He has a special interest in clinical systems redesign. Vijay is a diplomat of the American Board of Addiction Medicine, a member of the Royal College of Psychiatrists in the UK, and a fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Canada.