Dr. Anita Hickey, Dalhousie University

Dr. Anita Hickey, Dalhousie University

Depression: Taming the Black Dog

In this session, we will discuss why some individuals develop Depression and others don’t, how to identify youth at risk and how to support individuals with mood disorders.

ABOUT Dr. Anita Hickey

Dr. Anita Hickey is currently practicing Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at the IWK Health Centre. Her role includes general outpatient psychiatry services, as well as Emergency Department and Consultation Liaison psychiatry coverage. Her interests include 0-5 early year intervention and attachment theory. In addition to her psychiatry appointment at the IWK Mental Health and Addictions program, Dr. Hickey is also an Assistant Professor with the Department of Psychiatry at Dalhousie University.