Under the Lens Series

Under the lens

Under the Lens takes an in-depth look at the critical issues that we don’t talk about enough but are deserving of more than a passing mention.

Beautiful Minds: Changing the lens on stigma and substance use

In the first edition of the Under the Lens series, legendary innovator Steve West and Dr. Joanne Bezzubets had an in-depth conversation about his new book Beautiful Minds. Juxtaposed with this poignant and moving collection of personal stories and contemporary portraits, are artistic images of the brain, developed by Steve from the latest technology in brain imaging at The Royal. Steve set out to change the lens This event also featured a panel discussion with Gord Garner, Liz Vandenbygaart, William Mameanskum of CAPSA on their insights about meaningful engagement of individuals with lived and living experience in research and how it can lead to deconstructing stigma in substance use. Click here to view a recording of the presentation.


Beautiful Minds by Steve West