Intensions in The Media

Over the past month, Intensions Consulting was proud to have some of their research findings quoted in a range of news and media outlets, including: News 1130, The Georgia Straight, Roundhouse Radio, Vancity Buzz, Medical Xpress, BC Medical Journal, and The Mountain View Gazette. Below are summaries and links to some these articles and discussions.


Intensions in The Mountain View Gazette

On February 16, 2016, the Mountain View Gazette published an article titled, 'Ranching industry urged to stress positives.' Written by Dan Singleton, the article discussed findings from our recent studies exploring the thoughts and behavior of domestic and global beef consumers.

To quote from the article, "Nick Black, the Managing Partner with Intensions Consulting, was one of the speakers at the one-day conference. He spoke about recent research into consumer attitudes about farm animal production, consumption and related issues... He called on Alberta farmers and ranchers to champion their industry with domestic and international customers."

For a full copy of the article, please click the link below:

- http://www.mountainviewgazette.ca/article/Ranching-industry-urged-to-stress-positives-20160216


Intensions in News 1130

On January 26, 2016, News 1130 published an article titled titled, 'Stigma, shame preventing men with depression from getting help: study.' Written by John Ackermann, the article discussed findings from our recent study exploring stigma in male mental health.

To quote from the article, "Research funded by the Movember Foundation has found while society views men struggling with mental illness in a compassionate light, the sufferers themselves view their own problems quite negatively."

For a full copy of the article, please click the link below:

- http://www.news1130.com/2016/01/26/stigma-shame-men-depression-help


Intensions in The Georgia Straight

On February 1, 2016, The Georgia Straight published an article titled titled, 'UBC depression study finds men are their own worst enemy.' Written by Craig Takeuchi, the article discussed findings from our recent study exploring stigma in male mental health.

To quote from the article, "The biggest challenge in helping men with depression and suicidal thoughts may involve figuring ways to help them overcome their own worst enemy: their own self-criticism... More men (57 percent) than women (39 percent) said they would feel embarrassed seeking professional help for depression, or if others knew they were seeking help (63 percent men, 51 percent women)."

For a full copy of the article, please click the link below:

- http://www.straight.com/life/628461/ubc-depression-study-finds-men-are-their-own-worst-enemy


Intensions in Vancity Buzz

On January 26, 2016, Vancity Buzz published an article titled titled, 'Men with depression feel strong stigma about their condition: UBC study.' Written by Lauren Sundstrom, the article discussed findings from our recent study exploring stigma in male mental health.

To quote from the article, "Men with depression are far more likely to feel strong stigma, fear, and anxiety about their condition than women do and are less likely to seek help because of it, according to a new UBC study. While society as a whole does not stigmatize men with depression, the Movember Foundation-funded study says they tend to think of themselves as burdensome and disappointing."

For a full copy of the article, please click the link below:

- http://www.vancitybuzz.com/2016/01/depressed-men-stigma-ubc-study