Acknowledged by CAMH as one of the 150 Canadians making a difference in mental health.
Dr. Jennifer Mervyn is currently working as a Consultant on Mental Health and Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs). Currently, she is teaching, training, and consulting for the Working Group developing the ACEs guideline for physicians in BC. She has served the last three years as the Practice Initiative Lead for the Child and Youth Mental health and Substance Use Collaborative for the Fraser Region working for Doctors of BC. In this role, she helped support grassroots approaches to system change that increases access to mental health and substance use services for youth and their families. In addition to supporting community change, she has worked in a provincial capacity with government, advocating for policy and practice changes that support a better system of care for families in BC.