Tara Beaulieu, MIPH, is a Research Assistant with the BC Centre on Substance Use (BCCSU), and a PhD student in the Graduate Programs in Rehabilitation Sciences, Faculty of Medicine at the University of British Columbia (UBC). Under the supervision and mentorship of Drs. Lianping Ti and Skye Barbic, her doctoral research focuses on examining how the continuum of care unfolds for those living with a substance use disorder and co-occurring mental illness. Tara has several first-authored publications in top-tier peer-reviewed journals. Her doctoral work is supported through a UBC Four Year Doctoral Fellowship.