Dr. Stan Kutcher ONS, MD, FRCPC, FCAHS
Adolescent Mental Health Advocate
Dr. Kutcher is an international expert in adolescent mental health and leader in mental health research, advocacy, training, policy, and services innovation working at the IWK Health Center and Dalhousie University. He has received numerous awards and honors for his work, including the Order of Nova Scotia. He is a Distinguished Fellow of the Canadian Psychiatric Association and a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences. He has been involved in mental health work in over 25 countries. One of his recent projects was leading the development of a national child and youth mental health framework for Canada: Evergreen. Currently his focus is on knowledge translation, improving mental health literacy and mental health care in schools and primary care.