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Dr. Ian Manion

Director, Youth Mental Health Research, Institute for Mental Health Research

Dr. Ian Manion is a clinical psychologist and the director of Youth Mental Health Research at the Institute of Mental Health Research in Ottawa. Prior to this appointment, he was the executive director of the Ontario Centre of Excellence for Child and Youth Mental Health at the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario. Dr. Manion is an internationally-recognized leader in child and youth mental health and an active researcher in the areas of youth depression and suicide. He is the Inaugural Chair of the National Infant, Child and Youth Mental Health Consortium and the Principal Lead for the National School-Based Mental Health and Substance Use Consortium. Dr. Manion is also the co-founder of Youth Net/Réseau Ado, a bilingual community-based mental health promotion program with satellites across Canada and in Europe.