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2010 Centre for Addiction
and Mental Health

CAMH in the Media - August 2010

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 headlines below to read the full stories (external links):

Ontario to track overuse of Oxycontin and other prescription drugs
Canadian Press - Saturday, August 28

Additional mentions: Hamilton Spectator; Guelph Mecury; Winnipeg Free Press; The Lethbridge Herald; Kamloops Daily News; Prince Albert Daily Herald;;; Q 107; News 91.9 Moncton; (Vancouver); (Edmonton); Golden EZRock (Golden); KBS Radio (Trail); CFRB AM 1010 (Toronto); (Winnipeg); CJFW (Terrace); The Evening News (New Glasgow); (Montreal); CKNW Vancouver News; 680 News (Calgary); AM980 CFPL (London); CISN FM 103.9 (Edmonton); CHNI-FM (Saint John); 640 Toronto; Y108 Rocks (Kitchener); (Calgary);

CAMH welcomes Ontario's narcotics strategy to address inappropriate use of prescription opioids (Australia) - Monday August 30

CAMH appreciates Legislative Assembly's committee for mental health (Australia) - Monday, August 30

Substance abuse comes with clear warning signs - Saturday, August 28
Like so many social ills, substance abuse can appear in the workplace. Dennis James, deputy clinical director of the addictions program at CAMH discusses some of the signs of addiction.

Smoking may cause more stress in teens: Study - Friday, August 27
CAMH's Michael Chaiton, the study's lead author and a research associate at the Ontario Tobacco Research Unit is featured.

Charity donations and fundraising come to the iPhone® and Facebook courtesy of PayPal, innovative Canadian companies and leading Canadian non-profit organizations (CNW) - Thursday, August 26

Queen West Village Family Health Team to provide primary health care for community - Thursday, August 26
CAMH CEO Catherine Zahn announces plans to house a Family Health Team (FHT) at CAMH.

Perfectionism in the workplace - Monday, August 23

CAMH's Dr. Katy Kamkar is one of CTV's health bloggers. Read her new post about trying to achieve perfection in the workplace.

Psychedelic drug could be magic ‘bullet’ for depression: Study
The Vancouver Sun; Ottawa Citizen; Windsor Star; Star Phoenix; Edmonton Journal; - Friday, August 20

Dr. James Kennedy, director of the neuroscience research department at CAMH comments on recent research related to the drug Ketamine.

OLG to bring online gambling to Ontario in 2012
Robert Murray, manager of the problem gambling project at CAMH comments on concerns related to online gamblng. (video also available at above CTV link)
News Broadcasts: CTV NewsNet; CTV National News; CTV Evening News Toronto, Ottawa, Kitchener, Regina; CP24-TV News; CBC National News; CBC Evening News Toronto, Ottawa, Regina, Vancouver, Windsor; Global Evening & Late Night News, Toronto; CityTV News Toronto, TB News Hour, Thunder Bay; CHEX Newswatch Peterborough.

Ontario bets on online jackpot
Toronto Star (print version only) - Wednesday, August 11

Healthy kids
The Windsor Star - Monday, August 9

Shock treatments saved my life
The Globe and Mail - Wednesday, August 4

The artists are reaching for something inside
Being Scene art exhibition opens at the Gladstone Hotel
The Globe and Mail - Monday, August 2

Zero tolerance hits young drivers
Hamilton Spectator - Sunday, August 1

Note: You will leave 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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