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Posted by Erika @WalkAlong
November 7, 2013

Now that the site is launched, we hope that the blog will offer a place where you can hear from Health Care Professionals. We will start a series of blog posts entitled "Three Questions with..." that... Read more

Posted by Erika @WalkAlong
August 8, 2013

It’s August - summer is slipping away, and we are gearing up for a November launch date for to test the beta version of Walkalong. Beta testers are needed for this phase so that we can understand how... Read more

Posted by Erika @WalkAlong
July 31, 2013

Cyber bullying is a problem that pervades the Internet. Striking a balance between keeping the site accessible while ensuring privacy for the user is no easy feat. To address this, we have designed... Read more

Posted by Erika @WalkAlong
July 1, 2013

We continue to advance! Today’s WAC meeting honed in on one of our prototype features that we are calling Mindsteps. These are small, digestible steps paired with pictures designed to give day-to-day... Read more

Posted by Erika @WalkAlong
June 15, 2013

One of the site features is the inclusion of standardized mental health assessments, in order to help the user better understand what their mood, behaviors, and emotions mean, and what they can do... Read more

Posted by Tyler @WalkAlong
June 3, 2013

We are moving along in the site’s development, in large part thanks to the fantastic ideas and recommendations from the WalkAlong Advisory Committee (WAC). We know it is critical to include the end... Read more

Posted by Tyler @WalkAlong
May 28, 2013
Addictions and Concurrent Disorders Group members enjoying a lunchtime brand name brain storming session

Giving our Big Idea a matching personality, appearance, and identity (brand) is a complex process. It is difficult enough to nail down a vision statement, let alone gather a bunch of professionals... Read more

Posted by Tyler @WalkAlong
May 13, 2013

One thing we’ve learned about website development through this project is that it is NEVER a linear path, and there are always great ideas flying all over the place. Often it has been referred to as... Read more

Posted by Tyler @WalkAlong
April 12, 2013

The Addictions and Concurrent Disorders Research Group here at the University of British Columbia will be using this blog space to keep young people, our fans, and interested stakeholders abreast of... Read more

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