Simon Davis is a manager in Mental Health & Addictions with the Vancouver Coastal Health Authority. His responsibilities include Consumer Involvement and Initiatives, the Grandview Woodlands MH Team, and agency liasion for university graduate student research projects. He is currently leading a project reviewing the models of care used in MH and addictions. He is also a member of CONKER – CONsumers for Knowledge Exchange and Research – a team of mental health service users and professionals who conduct participatory action research. Simon has an MSW from UBC and a doctorate from Simon FraserUniversity; he is an instructor at the UBC School of Social Work and the Post-Degree Program in Psychosocial Rehabilitation at Douglas College. He has authored the text Community Mental Health in Canada, the second edition of which will be published by UBC Press in 2013.