Researcher Database

Name Location

Jim Cullen
60 White Squirrel Way
Toronto, Ontario
416 500 8843
Centre for Addiction and Mental Health/University Of Toronto
Secondary Affiliation: University of Toronto
Clinic Head & Manager
Social Work; M.S.W., Ph.D
Department: Rainbow Services
Secondary Department: Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work


  • English


  • Bisexual/omnisexual/pansexual women
  • Bisexual/pansexual/omnisexual men
  • Gay men
  • Intersex people
  • Lesbians
  • People living with disabilities
  • Racialized Communities/Communities of Colour
  • Seniors
  • Trans men
  • Trans women
  • Two Spirit People
  • Youth


  • Clinical research
  • Focus groups
  • Qualitative data analysis
  • Research design
  • Surveys


  • Alcohol/Drug use
  • Mental health

Available to Mentor:

  • Community-based researchers
  • Doctoral students
  • Masters students
  • New researchers
  • Undergraduate students

Current Interest in LGBTQ Research

Research has focused on mental health and addiction

Experience with LGBTQ Research

Research has focused on mental health and addiction

Current Projects

Rainbow Gambling, Alcohol, Drug and Tobacco Survey

Developing research in HIV risk reduction for substance-using gay and bisexual men: A harm-reduction approach employing motivational interviewing

Basis 32: An analysis of Rainbow and Non- rainbow clients within program

Key Publications

Courbasson, C.M.A., Cullen, J. & Konieczna K. (in press). Sexual abuse in men with substance use problems: Assessment and treatment issues. In F. Columbus (ed.) Men and addictions. Nova Science Publishers.

Cullen, J. (2005) The Relationship between Sexual Abuse and Addiction among Men. Visions: BC’s Mental health and Addiction Journal. Vol 2 (5).

Cullen, J., & Morton, T. (2007) Gender and Addiction Treatment Literature Review. Alberta Alcohol and Drug Abuse Commission.

In Lorne Tepperman (Ed.) Reading Sociology: Introduction To Sociology Text: A Collection