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Knowledge Exchange on Reader Boards

Knowledge Exchange on Reader Boards shares research done by and at BCMHSUS through easy-to-understand infographics.

The Knowledge Exchange on Reader Boards (KERB) project takes key messages from mental health and substance use research and breaks them down, making them easy to understand.

KERB is a collaboration between various partners to raise awareness and interest about research, involving BCMHSUS researchers, clinicians, clients, and leaders. It does this through activities like putting infographics, like those below, on large TV monitors called Reader Boards at sites like Red Fish Healing Centre for Mental Health and Addiction, and a bulletin board at Heartwood Centre for Women. Plans are also in motion to use a similar approach at Forensic Psychiatric Hospital

To learn more about KERB, view the one-pager below.

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Advancing a culture of learning and innovation

The current project team includes three patient partners, a director of inter-professional practice, an advisor of patient experience and community engagement, and a knowledge exchange lead. 

The project team members with lived experiences of mental health and/or substance use issues are helping to create infographics in a way that is suitable for clients. The initial roll-out of KERB is part of a larger plan at BCMHSUS to find innovative ways to communicate research in plain language across our clinical areas and sites.

In particular, we will share:

  • Recently published research
  • Ongoing research
  • Research-related activities co-designed with patients as partners

Communicating key mental health and substance use research findings

View the latest infographics produced by the KERB project below.

February 2024
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Review the research paper related to this infographic. Click on the graphic to view an enlarged version.

December 2023

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Review the research paper related to this infographic. Click on the graphic to view an enlarged version.

November 2023

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Review the research paper related to this infographic. Click on the graphic to view an enlarged version.


April 2023

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Review the research paper related to this infographic. Click on the graphic to view an enlarged version.


February 2023
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Review the research paper related to this infographic. Click on the graphic to view an enlarged version.


January 2024
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Review the research paper related to this infographic. Click on the graphic to view an enlarged version.


November 2023
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Review the research paper related to this infographic. Click on the graphic to view an enlarged version.





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