2009 Mini-Psych College Program dispels myths surrounding mental illness The Mental Illness Awareness Week is coming up, from 4 to 10 October. At this juncture, Joseph Rochford, Ph.D., Director of the Academic Affairs at the Douglas Mental Wellness University Institute, presents his top list of myths about mental illness. In the following video, Joe shares his thoughts about a few of these myths: Joseph Rochford is available for interviews. The 4th Mini-Psych School at the Douglas Institute is now accepting registrations Related StoriesGreater evidence-based help necessary for depressed employees – New report from THE TASK FoundationDISC-1: schizophrenia's Rosetta Stone gene? An interview with Professor Kevin FoxSupporting people with macular degeneration: an interview with Dennis Lewis, AMD Alliance International Dr Rochford can be supervising and hosting the fourth edition of the Douglas Mini-Psych School.Using birth certificates and residential history questionnaires, the group set up the addresses of 524 children during each trimester of their mother’s pregnancy and because of their first year of life. The California Line Supply Dispersion Model was then utilized to estimate locally varying ambient concentrations of nitrogen oxides contributed by freeways, nonfreeways, and all roads located within 5 km of each child’s home. Other traffic-related pollutants including elemental carbon and carbon monoxide are nearly perfectly correlated with estimates for nitrogen oxides, explain Volk et al.