Dan Reist


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Implementing Land Based Resiliency in First Nations Youth: The 'This is Who We Are' Program

2016/17-2019/20 • $305,793 • PI,CO,Other
Implementing Land Based Resiliency in First Nations Youth: The 'This is Who We Are' Program This project continues the work that was completed with Seabird Island Band by spreading our suicide prevention strategy, a land-based resiliency program for youth, to four new communities. This work is...

Police discretion with high risk substance-using youth

2015/16-2019/20 • $178,557 • PI,CO
The purpose of this research is to learn more about circumstances of interactions between the police and substance using youth and how these experiences affect their lives. As well, we aim to better understand factors (i.e. characteristics of the youth and community) related to police discretion...

Team Grant on contexts of vulnerabilities, resiliencies and care among people in the sex industry

2011/12-2016/17 • $1,401,242 • PI,CO,Other
The priority that Canadians place on health is reflected in the dramatic decrease in premature mortality and increase in disability-adjusted life expectancy in recent decades. Yet, these benefits are not shared equally by all Canadians. This research program focuses on the sources of differences...

The Protection of Communities and Exploited Persons Act: A structural intervention impacting health equity for sex workers

2015/16-2016/17 • $249,834 • PI,CO,Other
Sex workers, as a group, experience common barriers to health and well-being, including pervasive stigma and discrimination in health care and social services. At the same time, they also report many individual differences in health, and in the vulnerabilities and risk factors they experience....

Land Based Resiliency in First Nations Youth: This is Who We Are

2016/17 • $7,273 • PI,CO,Other
Lay abstract Building land-based resilience in Fraser Valley First Nations Youth This project develops a team and an Indigenous research approach to explore youth suicide prevention in First Nations youth. In order to develop the team and our approach, we will forefront Indigenous ideas as we...

An assessment of the impacts of Canadian minimum legal drinking age legislation on motor vehicle collisions, Emergency Department utilization, and crime

2014/15-2015/16 • $208,962 • PI,CO
Alcohol use is the largest contributor to the global burden of injury, disability and mortality among adolescents and young adults aged 10-24 years old. As a result, countries worldwide have implemented minimum legal drinking age (MLDA) legislation that seeks to reduce alcohol-related harm among...

Clearing the Air: A systematic review of the evidence on the harms and benefits of e-cigarettes and vapour devices

2014/15 • $100,000 • PI,CO,Other
Clearing the air: A systematic review of the evidence on the harms and benefits of e-cigarettes and vapour devicesSales and use of electronic cigarettes and vapour devices are on the rise, while at the same time, tobacco use causes six million deaths annually. In this meta-narrative systematic...

Building Resilience in Fraser Valley First Nations Youth

2014/15 • $99,716 • PI,CO,Other
This project develops a team and an Indigenous research approach to explore youth suicide prevention in First Nations youth. In order to develop the team and our approach, we will forefront Indigenous ideas as we create our processes and train the team. The project will develop and pilot a youth...

Building on the Evidence: An International Symposium on Sex Work in Canada

2014/15 • $10,000 • PI,CO
This grant request is to fund the costs associated with Day One of a two-day knowledge mobilization event to showcase and critically assess the key research findings emerging from our Team Grant. We plan to hold the event in Ottawa, Ontario on September 22-23, 2014. The first day will be open to...

Cross-substance patterns of use, consquences and policy responses (research in addictions: Innovative approaches in health research - new emerging team grant)

2010/11 • $192,169 • PI,CO
Much of the literature that informs current understandings of psychoactive substance use and addictive behaviour and which shapes policy responses is based on studies that focus on a single substance type or problem outcome. This is in distinct contrast to actual patterns of use and related...

Team Grant on contexts of vulnerabilities, resiliencies and care among people in the sex industry

2010/11 • $10,000 • PI,CO,Other
While Canadians place a premium on personal safety and health, and on universal access to the services needed to maintain health, the safety net provided by universal health care, as well as other social, legal, and economic policies, does not adequately protect the women, men and transgendered...

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