Dr. Christopher Mushquash, C.Psych., is an Associate Professor in the Department of Psychology at Lakehead University and the Human Sciences Division of the Northern Ontario School of Medicine. He is a Canada Research Chair in Indigenous Mental Health and Addiction and a clinical psychologist at Dilico Anishinabek Family Care. He is also Director of the Centre for Rural and Northern Health Research at Lakehead University. Dr. Mushquash’s clinical and research work focuses on culturally- and contextually-appropriate mental health and addiction assessment and intervention for First Nations children, adolescents, and adults. He does this through relationships and partnerships with First Nations communities and organizations. In November 2017, he was inducted into the Royal Society of Canada's College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists. Dr. Mushquash is Ojibway, and a member of Pays Plat First Nation.