For Immediate Release -Toronto/ November 11, 2009 – To coincide with National Addiction Awareness Week, the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) will release the results of the 2009 Ontario Student Drug Use and Health Survey (OSDUHS) at a media conference on November 18.
During the 2008-2009 school year 9,112 Ontario students in grades 7 to 12 participated in the survey, which was administered on behalf of CAMH by the Institute for Social Research, York University.
OSDUHS is Canada’s longest systematic study of alcohol and drug use among youth, and the second-longest in North America.
When: Wednesday, November 18, 2009
Time: 9:30 a.m.
Where: Multipurpose Room, 60 White Squirrel Way (at the western edge of CAMH’s 1001 Queen St. West site)
For further information, please contact: Michael Torres, Media Relations, CAMH; (416) 595-6015 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) is Canada's largest mental health and addiction teaching hospital, as well as one of the world's leading research centres in the area of addiction and mental health. CAMH combines clinical care, research, education, policy development, prevention and health promotion to help transform the lives of people affected by mental health and addiction issues.