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Kwame McKenzie

Kwame McKenzie is a senior scientist within the Social Equity and Health Research section of the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health.

Videos

More Anxious Than Ever?
May 10, 2013
| 53:12
Are we collectively more stressed and anxious than before? Is it because of the rapid pace of technological change, economic pessimism, stories of ecological doom, or just a feeling of being...
The Risk of Immigration
May 6, 2013
| 53:32
Mental Health Matters on Immigration: Is immigration good for your mental health? How do immigrants cope with the emotional pressures of leaving home? How resilient does one have to be to be able to...
Tragedy at Newtown
December 18, 2012
| 54:18
The Agenda examines the tragic events in Newtown, Connecticut.
Police and the Mentally Ill
May 10, 2012
| 11:22
Although most people who have a mental illness or addiction problem never come in contact with the police, those who do are most often in crisis. As part of The Agenda's Mental Health Matters series,...
Schizophrenia: A Sentence or a Diagnosis?
May 10, 2012
| 40:34
Schizophrenia is one of the most feared and misunderstood mental illnesses. Is it a disease of the brain or a condition caused by social circumstances? The latest in The Agenda's Mental Health Matters...
Disturbed Minds or Manuals?
May 7, 2012
| 53:32
The upcoming 5th edition of the DSM is causing major debate in the psychiatric community. The Agenda examines how changes to the psychiatric "Bible" will create opportunities to diagnose people with...

Episodes

May 10, 2013
It is a feeling of angst. Stress. Pressure. A collective sense of anxiety. As part of our Mental Health Matters series, The Agenda examines what this anxiety is borne of, and what can be done to help...
May 6, 2013
They arrive in a new land, with new customs, new laws and often, a new language. They have to find a home and a job. They must overcome obstacles and discrimination. And more often than not, all...
February 23, 2013
Kwame McKenzie on Immigration Sickness. What is a good immigrant? Why do some succeed while others fail?
December 18, 2012
The Agenda looks at the tragic events at Sandy Hook Elementary in Newtown, Connecticut.
May 10, 2012
There are many misconceptions about schizophrenia. The stigma of the illness is a barrier to those trying to rehabilitate themselves. In this installment of our Mental Health Matters series, The...
May 10, 2012
There are many misconceptions about schizophrenia. The stigma of the illness is a barrier to those trying to rehabilitate themselves. In this installment of our Mental Health Matters series, The...
May 7, 2012
Reality vs. labels: The Agenda examines if there is more mental illness diagnosed today, or simply more labels. Part of the Mental Health Matters series.
March 20, 2012
Mental Health Matters: From Prozac to Celexa, SSRIs have emerged as the dominant anti-depressant. The Agenda examines the pros and cons of relying on these medications.
February 17, 2012
Black like me, or black like you? The Agenda examines how modern media portrays the Canadian black experience.
April 28, 2011
The Debate: The Royal Spectacle On April 29th, the eyes of the world will be on London's Westminster Abbey for the wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton. Why? What does the event say about the...
April 19, 2011
The Debate: Chasing the Ethnic Vote Canada's major political parties are courting the ethnic vote. But do they understand who they are appealing to? Guests: Avvy Go Randall Hansen Kwame McKenzie...
April 19, 2011
The Debate: Chasing the Ethnic Vote Canada's major political parties are courting the ethnic vote. But do they understand who they are appealing to? Guests: Avvy Go Randall Hansen Kwame McKenzie...
February 17, 2011
Version of 779945 with new Opening, Extro, Boards and Goodnights. The Debate: The Mosaic in Meltdown? Are Canadians tired of accommodating new immigrants? Is that why more and more of them opt...
February 1, 2011
The Debate: The Mosaic in Meltdown? Are Canadians tired of accommodating new immigrants? Is that why more and more of them opt for the melting pot rather than the mosaic model of immigrant...
July 16, 2010
Steve Paikin talks with Kwame McKenzie of the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health. Debate: How do political parties reach out to new Canadians? Is this a form of pandering or an important way to...
July 16, 2010
Steve Paikin talks with Kwame McKenzie of the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health. Debate: How do political parties reach out to new Canadians? Is this a form of pandering or an important way to...
July 15, 2010
Steve Paikin talks with Kwame McKenzie of the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health. Debate: Europe: height of culture, culture of intolerance? Europe was once considered one of the most progressive...
July 15, 2010
Steve Paikin talks with Kwame McKenzie of the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health. Debate: Europe: height of culture, culture of intolerance? Europe was once considered one of the most progressive...
July 14, 2010
Steve Paikin talks with Kwame McKenzie of the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health. Debate: What does Canada's new citizenship guide say about the eternal truths of Canada - and about being...
July 14, 2010
Steve Paikin talks with Kwame McKenzie of the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health. Debate: What does Canada's new citizenship guide say about the eternal truths of Canada - and about being...
July 13, 2010
Steve Paikin talks with Kwame McKenzie of the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health. Debate: Native communities around the province are still facing problems. There are continuing land claim disputes...
July 13, 2010
Steve Paikin talks with Kwame McKenzie of the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health. Debate: Native communities around the province are still facing problems. There are continuing land claim disputes...
July 12, 2010
Steve Paikin talks with Kwame McKenzie of the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health. Debate: To be racist in the past meant one held certain groups of people to be racially inferior. Today, racism...
July 12, 2010
Steve Paikin talks with Kwame McKenzie of the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health. Debate: To be racist in the past meant one held certain groups of people to be racially inferior. Today, racism...
April 19, 2010
Daily current affairs show offering in-depth analysis and intelligent debate on issues of concern in the rapidly changing world around us.
April 6, 2010
Daily current affairs show offering in-depth analysis and intelligent debate on issues of concern in the rapidly changing world around us.
April 6, 2010
Daily current affairs show offering in-depth analysis and intelligent debate on issues of concern in the rapidly changing world around us.
February 23, 2010
Daily current affairs show offering in-depth analysis and intelligent debate on issues of concern in the rapidly changing world around us.
February 23, 2010
Daily current affairs show offering in-depth analysis and intelligent debate on issues of concern in the rapidly changing world around us.