Vancouver Psychiatrist Conducts Field Trips to Speak with Patients

The psychiatrist sees right away that there is reason to be concerned for the young occupant of a tiny, eastside SRO. Dirty clothes and used needles litter its 100 square feet and the pungent smell of human waste wafts through the doorway.

“The reason I look at rooms,” Bill MacEwan says, peering into his patient’s unit in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside, “is because it’s a picture of their brains.” For full story click here