Dr Mark Sinyor
Dr Mark Sinyor

Dr. Mark Sinyor is a psychiatrist at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre and an Associate Professor at the University of Toronto. He is the founder of PROGRESS (the Program of Research and Education to Stop Suicide) at Sunnybrook and is a recent former Vice President of the board of the Canadian Association for Suicide Prevention. He is lead author of the Canadian Psychiatric Association recommendations for responsible media reporting about suicide. A major focus of his research is mental health literacy and has developed a curriculum for middle schoolers teaching distress tolerance using the Harry Potter novels which has been successfully piloted in Ontario. His research has been featured in Time Magazine, BusinessWeek, CBC’s the National and Radio One, CTV and Global News.

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