Mind the Gap

Study Lead

Dr. Clara Bohm

University of Manitoba

Overview

We work with people receiving hemodialysis and a Knowledge Keeper to identify mental health concerns, including those among Indigenous individuals receiving hemodialysis. Our goal is to address these concerns with culturally sensitive and trauma-informed solutions.

As a patient partner, your contribution includes:

  • Sharing your experience with hemodialysis
  • Offering perspectives on which mental health concerns to address and how
  • Helping guide the study in ensuring we come up with culturally-sensitive and trauma-informed solutions.

Eligibility

We are looking for new patient partners who:

  • Self-identify as Indigenous
  • Are receiving in-centre hemodialysis or provide care for someone receiving hemodialysis
  • Are aware of any mental health concerns as a result of receiving hemodialysis
  • Are passionate about addressing mental health concerns

We recognize the important contributions of our patient partners in our publications and with honoraria.

Type of Participation

Patient Partnership

Diagnosis

Chronic Kidney Disease

Treatment

Hemodialysis

Topic

Quality of Life

Location

All provinces and territories

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