Media (Selected)

2021 Faculty of Medicine Distinguished Achievement Award Winner: Overall Excellence, Early Career

Awarded to Dr. Daniel Vigo. University of British Columbia, August 3, 2021.


Blue & Goldcast. Student Mental Health – There’s an App for That

Podcast featuring UBC President and Vice Chancellor Santa Ono and Dr. Daniel Vigo. July 2, 2021.


Addressing Mental Health and Poverty Alleviation during COVID-19

United for Global Mental Health COVID-19 Webinar 14, Virtual – July 7, 2020


Voices in Health Speaker Series: UBC School of Population and Public Health

Dr. Vigo presented his work “The Disease Burden of Mental Illness and Substance Use in North America: Comparing Canada, the USA, and Mexico.” Presented June 18, 2020.


Global Perspective Shapes Future of UBC Student Mental Health

The Djavad Mowafaghian Centre for Brain Health (DMCBH News & Events). Published November 11, 2019.


Nobody Spends Enough on Mental Health

The Economist. Published April 26, 2018


Financial Times Health: The burden of depression

The Financial Times. Published April 7, 2017

(referenced and provided a link to Dr. Vigo’s research)


Conversations: Interview with Daniel Vigo (SPAN)

La Nacion. April 1, 2016


Current approach to mental illnesses (SPAN)

La Nacion. Published March 23, 2016


Mental disorders at the top of the disability ranking (SPAN)

La Nacion. Published March 7, 2016


New therapeutic Strategies (SPAN)

La Nacion. Published March 7, 2016


A Man On A Mission: Give A True Count Of The Toll Of Mental Illness

Interview with NPR. Published February 19, 2016


Study: Global Mental Illness Widespread, Undercounted

Voice of America. Published February 5, 2016