Mental Health Week May 5 - 10, 2014
Children's Mental Health Week (May 4-10)
Mar 17, 2014
Many teens could use a full mental-health checkup
In a recent Globe and Mail article, CAMH Psychiatrist Dr. Peter Szatmari provides comments on the shocking numbers related to the prevalence of mental-health problems in our youth.
Mar 3, 2014
The wrong way to handle mentally ill "criminals"
Bill C-14, the Not Criminally Responsible Reform Act, is now before the Senate Committee on Legal and Constitutional Affairs. In his testimony to the committee on February 27, Justice Minister Peter McKay repeated the oft-used statement that past be read more...
Family Ties - Bridge to Recovery
shy, reserved - these are the words Helen heard used to describe her all her
life. From a young girl in a noisy classroom to an awkward teenager trying to
fit in throughout her read more...
The Love Doctor is in!
Do you like to cuddle in bed while your partner likes more
space? Does your partner reach for your hand when you walk together while you
prefer to keep your hands in your pockets?
From romantic read more...
Feb 5, 2014
Providing a foundation for sound mental health
CAMH Psychiatrist Dr. Peter Szatmari provides advice in the Globe and Mail on nurturing the most important parts of a child's well-being - their mental health.
The key to a healthy year for your kids is to make sure they a read more...
CAMH video: Helping Smokers butt-out
Every year CAMH helps thousands of people quit smoking through programs like STOP
which brings smoking
cessation treatment directly to Ontario smok read more...
CAMH video: Youth Survey
CAMH’s latest Ontario Student Drug Use and Health Survey shows drinking rates among youth are declining however a concerning number of students are using prescription opioid pain medication, stimulant drugs, and over-the-counter cough syrup to get h read more...
National Non-Smoking Week/Weedless Wednesday
January 19 – 25, 2014
is National Non-Smoking Week
, a week designed to raise awareness, prevent individuals from starting to smoke, help smokers quit and promote smoke-free environments. This year’s theme read more...
Celebrating Bell Let’s Talk
Whether it’s texting on a
phone or talking in person, starting conversations about mental illness is the
aim of Bell Let’s Talk Day on January 28th. All across the country, people will
take to the read more...
Jan 9, 2014
Hormone can reduce effects of smoking marijuana
In a major breakthrough, CAMH Senior Scientist Dr. Ruth Ross and an international team of scientists from other institutions have found the human hormone that can reduce the ‘high’ caused by smoking marijuana.
Connect With CAMH on the Go
CAMH goes mobile with a new site targeted to people on the
go. In response to the growth of smart phones, a mobile site was created to
give the public easy-to-access information about CAMH right in the palm of
their hands read more...
Dec 12, 2013
CAMH Leads the Way in Research
CAMH’s Dr. Paul Kurdyak, Director of Health Systems
Research, Social and Epidemiological Research Program will lead the new mental
health and addictions research program at the Institute for Clinical Evaluative
Sciences ( read more...