Tara Beaulieu, PhD(c), is a Research Assistant with the BC Centre on Substance Use (BCCSU), and a PhD candidate in the Graduate Programs in Rehabilitation Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia (UBC). Under the supervision and mentorship of Drs. Lianping Ti and Skye Barbic, the overarching aim of her doctoral research is to provide evidence to support improvements in health outcomes for those living with concurrent opioid use disorder and mental illness. Tara has numerous first-authored publications in top-tier peer-reviewed journals. Her doctoral work is supported through a UBC Four Year Doctoral Fellowship.