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CAMH in the Media: November 2007

The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) regularly provides expert information on addictions and mental health treatment, research, education and advocacy to the public through the media. Here are some recent samples of CAMH coverage. Click on the headline below to read the full story (external link):

Pedophilia may be the result of faulty brain wiring
November 28, 2007
Several mentions, including: BBC News, Global National (video), Toronto Star, CanWest News Services, The Telegraph (UK), CBC, The Times (UK), AOL Money News, Forbes.com, Houston Chronicle, Medical Devices.org, Yahoo News, Ottawa Citizen, Vancouver Sun, Winnipeg Free Press, Edmonton Journal, Fort Frances Times, Calgary Sun, The Chronicle Herald, Medical News Today, Science Daily, physorg.com, Health News Digest, EurekAlert, earthtimes.org, news-medical.net, The Telegraph (India).

Research review: your family doctor may be the key to quitting smoking
November 26, 2007
Several mentions, including: Scientific American, Science Daily, Canadian Business, Medical News Today, EurekAlert, earthtimes.org.

Drug and Alcohol Use Stabilizes, but Prescription Pain Relievers Emerge as a Concern
November 20, 2007
Several mentions, including: Canada.com, Toronto Star, The Globe and Mail, London Free Press, CTV.ca (text), CTV.ca (video), Vancouver Sun, Ottawa Citizen, Windsor Star, Waterloo Record, Canoe.ca, Toronto Sun, Regina Leader-Post, 24 Hours Vancouver, 640 AM Toronto, CBC News, 940 News, News 1130, 680 News, Macleans.ca, CJOB, The Chronicle Journal, Prince George Citizen, Brandon Sun, Sudbury Star, The Daily Observer, Barrie Examiner, The Intelligencer, Pharmacy Gateway, The Sarnia Observer,Cornwall Standard Freeholder,Almaguin News, Niagara This Week, CMAJ.

Ontario Student Drug Use and Health Survey (media advisory)
November 14, 2007
Several mentions, including: The Globe and Mail, Canada.com

Alcohol and cancer: is drinking the new smoking?
New mention (for previous mentions, see September archive): Toronto Star

The Gender Conundrum
Time Magazine - November 8, 2007

Rendezvous with Madness celebrates its 15th groundbreaking year
November 7, 2007
Several mentions, including: Toronto Star, The Globe and Mail, Blog T.O., Sun Media

Gaming policy unplugs 650 VLTs
Telegraph-Journal - November 7, 2007
Another mention: Standardbred Canada

Non-native smokers head to reserves, report says
The Globe and Mail - November 5, 2007

CAMH expands successful smoking-cessation study to help more Ontarians quit
November, 2007
Local mention: The Belleville Intelligencer, Alliston Herald, Orillia Packet & Times, North Bay Nugget, CKNX AM 920, Stratford Gazette, Cambridge Times, Midland Free Press, Wasaga Sun, Fort Frances Times, AM 900 Hamilton, Parry Sound North Star, Barrie Examiner, Flamborough Review, Hamilton Mountain News, Stoney Creek News, Peterborough Examiner, Ancaster News, Niagara this Week, Windsor Star, CD 98.9 FM Norfolk, The Brampton Guardian, Simcoe.com, Sachem Glanbrook Gazette, South Asian Focus, Mississauga News.

- Note: You will leave CAMH.net when you click on the media links above. These other sites were independently developed by parties other than CAMH and we do not assume responsibility for the accuracy or appropriateness of the information contained at, or endorse the viewpoints expressed at such other sites.

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