Dec 29, 2014
Two exceptional CAMH leaders named to the Order of Canada
Dr. Catherine Zahn, CAMH President and CEO and Lisa Brown, Executive Artistic Director and Founder of Workm read more...
Dec 23, 2014
CAMH reacts to charges by the Labour Ministry
Dec 18, 2014
CAMH - A GTA Top Employer
Dec 11, 2014
One in six Ontario adults say they've had a traumatic brain injury in their lifetime
Dec 9, 2014
CAMH discovery of novel drug target may lead to better treatment for schizophrenia
Dec. 9, 2014 – Scientists at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH)
have identified a novel read more...
Dec 4, 2014
Over 230,000 Ontario adults seriously considered suicide in 2013, CAMH survey shows
TORONTO, Dec. 4, 2014 – Results from an ongoing survey conducted by the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) read more...
Nov 27, 2014
Teens with a history of traumatic brain injury are nearly four times more likely to have used crystal meth, study finds
TORONTO, Nov. 26, 2014 – Ontario students between Grades 9
and 12 who said they had a traumatic brain injury in t read more...
Nov 26, 2014
Hidden in Our Midst: New Research Study on Homeless Newcomer Youth
Nov 25, 2014
Mental Health Centres Applaud Ontario Mental Health Strategy
Support for the first Mental Health Wait Times Strategy will
improve access to care
Nov 17, 2014
New Problem Gambling Self-help Tools in French, Spanish, Polish and Chinese
TORONTO, Nov. 17, 2014 – Today, CAMH’s Problem Gambling Institute o read more...
Nov 12, 2014
Weekend hackathon produces original mobile apps to improve student mental health
TORONTO, Nov. 12, 2014 – On Sunday November 9, hackers from across Ontario demonstrated 14 original mobile app c read more...
Nov 4, 2014
CAMH is one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers for 2015
Nov 3, 2014
Medical Psychiatry Alliance Announces New Executive Director at First Annual Conference
MISSISSAUGA,, Nov. 3, 2014 – The Medical Psychiatry Alliance
(MPA), the first-of-its-kind in Canada, anno read more...
Oct 30, 2014
Capacity doubled at Ontario’s only psychiatric emergency department
Transformation driven by Breakthrough Campaign donors alongside
Oct 22, 2014
CAMH releases video game parody to teach youth about healthy video gaming
Over 100,000 Ontario students report symptoms of a video
Oct 16, 2014
Assurex Health and CAMH awarded $6 million grant from Genome Canada to study benefits of genetic testing to guide mental health medication decisions
This announcement was issued by Assurex Health
Oct 14, 2014
Innovations in global mental health: three new projects launched
October 14, 2014 (Toronto) –Three new international
partnerships involving the Centre for Addiction and Mental He read more...
Oct 9, 2014
CAMH releases new Cannabis Policy Framework
Oct 3, 2014
Supreme Court of Canada decision in R. v. Conception: good news for a collaborative forensic system
October 3, 2014 - Today, CAMH received the decision of the
Supreme Court of Canada in the R. v. Conception case. read more...
Sep 30, 2014
Teenage boys and girls who’ve had a traumatic brain injury show different rates of harmful behavior, study finds
Teenagers who said they had a traumatic brain injury in
their lifetime, especially girls, also reported significa read more...
Sep 29, 2014
A Long Way to Go
A collaboration of organizations including Sketch, CAMH, read more...
Sep 22, 2014
Need a Source? Celebrate Bisexuality Day
CAMH study highlights need to improve support for bisexual youth in Ontario
Sep 2, 2014
CAMH President and CEO Dr. Catherine Zahn named to top 25 Women of Influence
CAMH is proud to announce that Dr. Catherine
Zahn, President and C read more...
Aug 21, 2014
Mindfulness-based depression therapy reduces health care visits
August 21, 2014 (Toronto) – A
mindfulness-based therapy for depression has the added benefi read more...
Aug 12, 2014
A new study led by the Re:searching for LGB read more...
Aug 7, 2014
New Ontario working group to address mental health and autism in adults
TORONTO, August 7, 2014 –
While more than 93,000 adults in Ontario
are affected by the challenges of Autism Spec read more...
Jul 31, 2014
New research shows lack of motivation affects cognitive performance in people with schizophrenia
TORONTO July 31, 2014 – New research from the Centre for
Addiction and Ment read more...
Jul 21, 2014
International team sheds new light on biology underlying schizophrenia
pathways identified could inform new approaches to treatment
Jul 15, 2014
Universal coverage without universal access: ICES and CAMH study shows that access to psychiatrists depends on how they practice
Healthier, wealthier patients treated more frequently, with longer visits
TORONTO, read more...
Jul 9, 2014
Nearly 50 per cent of grade 12 students in Ontario report texting while driving, CAMH youth survey finds
July 9, 2014 (Toronto) -- An ongoing survey of Ontario students in gr read more...
Jun 5, 2014
CAMH launches mobile app to help people reduce or quit drinking
June 5, 2014 (Toronto) – A new mobile app developed by the
Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) offers t read more...
CAMH Foundation announces Canada’s largest hospital campaign for mental health
Jun 4, 2014
Brain protein may explain depression in pre-menopause phase
June 4, 2014 (Toronto) – Women nearing
menopause have higher levels of a brain protein link read more...
May 12, 2014
WHO releases global report on alcohol
CAMH contributes to international effort to reduce harms caused by
alcohol read more...
May 7, 2014
CAMH and Women's College Hospital to collaborate to advance women's mental health care
A theme of National Mental Health Week, May 5 -10, is wo read more...
May 1, 2014
Largest-ever grant for Alzheimer’s prevention in Canada awarded to CAMH study
Apr 15, 2014
Teenagers who have had a concussion also have higher rates of suicide attempts, being bullied and high-risk behavior, study finds
15, 2014 (Toronto) - Teenagers who have suffered a traumatic brain injury such as read more...
Apr 14, 2014
Mental Health Community Committed to Repairing Damage Caused by Bill C-14, Not Criminally Responsible Reform Act
Ottawa, April 14, 2014 - Eleven national health organizations
opposed to the Not Criminally read more...
Apr 3, 2014
Leading depression researcher to join CAMH’s Campbell Family Mental Health Research Institute
Toronto, April 3, 2014 - Dr. Etienne Sibille, an expert on the brain science of
depression, is joining the Centre read more...
Mar 31, 2014
CAMH researcher discovers two new genes linked to intellectual disability
March 31, 2014 – Researchers at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health have discovered two new genes linked read more...
Mar 24, 2014
Nasal spray delivers new type of depression treatment
Mar 21, 2014
Dr. Kwame McKenzie appointed new CEO of Wellesley Institute
Students use social media to improve mental health on campus
On March 18, CAMH hosted a celebration for the winners
of Mental Health 2 read more...
Mar 19, 2014
Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD): An under-recognized issue, which may be on the rise globally
Special issue of the
International Journal of Alcohol and Drug Research focuses on FASD
Mar 4, 2014
Sexual Aggression and Barroom Culture
A new study led by CAMH senior scientist Dr. Kate Graham examines bar-based sexual aggression, findi read more...
Feb 19, 2014
Antidepressant holds promise in treating Alzheimer's agitation
When non-medication options fail, it may prove to be an alternative treatment for this common, distressing sympt read more...
Feb 10, 2014
CAMH named one of Canada's Best Diversity Employers for 2014
10, 2014 (Toronto) – The Centre for Addiction
and Mental Health (CAMH) has bee read more...
Jan 28, 2014
Ministry Release: Ontario Teaming Up With Mental Health Leaders to Create Medical Psychiatry Alliance
Ontario Health Minister Deb Matthews came to CAMH on Bell Let's Talk Day to announce a powerful new partners read more...
Jan 20, 2014
National Non-Smoking Week/ Weedless Wednesday CAMH expert available for media interviews
January 20, 2014 – According to the World Health Organization, every eight
sec read more...
Jan 10, 2014
Think Globally: CAMH partners with international agencies to improve mental health in lower income countries
Toronto - January 10, 2014 - The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH), with funding read more...
Jan 7, 2014
By the Numbers: A Simple 10 Step Approach to Reducing the Harms of Alcohol
London, England - January 7, 2014 - Much the same way individuals are encouraged to know their blood pres read more...
Dec 11, 2013
Is smoking cannabis and driving the new drinking and driving?
Use of prescription, over-the-counter medications also of
concern in CAMH’s latest Ontario Student Drug Use and H read more...
Dec 10, 2013
Coping with holiday stress - CAMH expert available
Dec 3, 2013
Alzheimer’s risk gene may begin to affect brains as early as childhood, CAMH research shows
Dec 2, 2013
Researcher from CAMH receives the 2013 Peter Lougheed/CIHR New Investigator Salary Award
examines the influence of genetic data in treating and preventing addictions read more...
Nov 27, 2013
CAMH: A Double Winner!
For the sixth year in a row, CAMH has been
selected as one of Toronto's
To read more...
Nov 26, 2013
With the Right Amendments, the Not Criminally Responsible Reform Act Can Support All
Nov. 26, 2013 - The Government of Canada announced yesterday that it will re-instate Bill C-54 (now re-num read more...
Nov 19, 2013
CAMH and Assurex Health launch joint venture to advance personalized medicine in Canada
TORONTO – November 19, 2013 –
The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH), Canada’s leading hospital for
menta read more...
Nov 18, 2013
CAMH CEO a member of the new Ontario Health Innovation Council
TORONTO – November 19, 2013 –
The Ontario government today launched the Ontario Health
Innovation Coun read more...
Nov 13, 2013
Sudbury Welcomes CAMH’s Lab on Wheels Dedicated to Researching Mental Health
Nov 12, 2013
Researchers call for health care changes to help adults with developmental disabilities
November 12, 2013 – Adults with developmental disabilities such as autism and Down syndrome in Ontario are having a ha read more...
Nov 11, 2013
Alcohol and Cancer: From Policy to Action
Nov 1, 2013
Social Media and Sexual Violence Conference: Understanding Links to Students’ Mental Health and Well-being
Oct 28, 2013
Slaight Family Foundation Announces $50 Million in Donations to Five Toronto Hospitals
Oct 23, 2013
Mo-velous! CAMH programming for First Nations mental health receives support from Movember
23, 2013 - The power of t read more...
Oct 10, 2013
ADHD Awareness Week - CAMH expert available for interview
Oct. 10, 2013 - It’s
normal for young people to occasionally be inattentive, easily distracted,
impulsi read more...
Oct 1, 2013
CAMH's Problem Gambling Institute of Ontario Launches New ProblemGambling.ca Community Forum
Oct 1, 2013 (Toronto) The Problem Gambling Institute of
Ontario (PGIO) at the Centre for Addiction and Me read more...
Sep 24, 2013
Ontario youth get cigarettes and alcohol from friends and family
September 24 - A survey conducted by the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) shows that a majority of read more...
Sep 12, 2013
Public Health Strategies Needed to Address Large Burden of Mental Illness
September 11, 2013 –The burden of mental illness is a major
issue in Ontario
and across the globe, read more...
Sep 9, 2013
Children housed in care systems are at high risk for problems related to mothers’ prenatal alcohol use
September 9, 2013 – Sometimes children enter a child-care
system, such as an orphanage or foster care, because of read more...
Early-onset Parkinson’s disease linked to genetic deletion
September 9, 2013 – Toronto – Scientists at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) and University Hea read more...
Sep 4, 2013
September 10 is World Suicide Prevention Day - CAMH expert available for interview
Approximately 4,000 Canadians die by suicide every year,
leaving thousands of devastated family members, friends read more...
Aug 29, 2013
CAMH’s back to school basics
Aug 14, 2013
CAMH national report paves the way for improved access to youth services
Jul 16, 2013
CAMH scientists discover genetic changes that may contribute to the onset of schizophrenia
July 16, 2013 - Scientists from the read more...
Jun 26, 2013
One in five students in Grades 7-12 say they have had a traumatic brain injury in their lifetime
June 25, 2013—One in five adolescents surveyed in Ontario said they have
suffered a traumatic brain injur read more...
Jun 18, 2013
CAMH Study Says Ontario can improve Alcohol Policy
Jun 6, 2013
Enhancing Public Safety Through Mental Health Services in our Corrections System
June 6, 2013 - Ontario is partnering with CAMH on a new program that will make it easier and faster for inmates read more...
May 27, 2013
World No Tobacco Day – Expert Comment Available
May 27, 2013 – May 31 is
World No Tobacco Day, a day designated by t read more...
May 22, 2013
DSM-V: Expert Comment Available
May 22, 2013 – Today the fifth edition of Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorde read more...
May 16, 2013
City of Toronto and CAMH partner to create customer-service training program
May 14, 2013 - The City of Toronto and the Centre for Addicti read more...
May 7, 2013
Fundamental Flaws in “Not Criminally Responsible Reform Act” Will Set Back Mental Health without Increasing Public Safety
Mental health groups call for collaboration with government and victims groups to amend bill that is “too i read more...
May 1, 2013
Mental Health Week – Expert Comment Available
May 1, 2013 – May 6 –12,
2013 is Mental Health Week, a week designed to raise awareness read more...
Apr 26, 2013
Antidepressant Use During Pregnancy Poses Minimal Risk
Apr 15, 2013
TVO and CAMH present Mental Health Matters Week, an in-depth exploration of the state of mental health in society, May 6-12
15, 2013 – For the second year read more...
Apr 10, 2013
International Day of Pink – Expert Comment Available
2013 – A recent study by the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH)
found that 29 per c read more...
Apr 2, 2013
CAMH study shows mental illness associated with heavy cannabis use
April 2, 2013 - People
with mental illnesses are more than seven times more likely to use cannabis
week read more...
Mar 27, 2013
CAMH presents 10th Annual Alcohol: No Ordinary Commodity Forum
2013 – According to a recent study by CAMH, alcohol is now the third leading contributor to the read more...
World Autism Awareness Day: CAMH experts available for media interviews
2013 – Autism is the most common neurological disorder in children. It affects
1 in 88 childre read more...
Mar 26, 2013
CAMH first facility in Canada offering test for synthetic cannabis
26, 2013 - The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) is
the first clinical l read more...
Mar 6, 2013
Sobriety Test: CAMH Report Rates Provinces on Alcohol Policies
2013 (Toronto) –
The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) has released a national
re read more...
Mar 5, 2013
Single gene might explain why people with schizophrenia have such different outcomes
March 5, 2013 (Toronto) - Some of the dramatic differences seen among patients with
schizo read more...
Mar 4, 2013
Unhealthy drinking widespread around the world, CAMH study shows
March 4, 2013 (Toronto) – A
new study by the Centre for Addiction and Mental Heal read more...
Feb 26, 2013
CAMH Presents Café Scientifique: Time to Talk about Teen Mental Health
Feb. 26, 2013 – Teen bullying, stress, anxiety and suicide are issues that have many
parents and educator read more...
Feb 25, 2013
Report on alcohol policy in Canada: How do the provinces stack up?
25, 2013 – Alcohol costs the Canadian economy
$14.6 billion in indirect health car read more...
Feb 21, 2013
Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders: How Widespread Are They in Canada?
Feb. 21, 2013 – Prenatal alcohol exposure is one of the leading known preventable causes of dev read more...
Feb 19, 2013
CAMH named one of Canada’s Best Diversity Employers for 2013
February 19, 2013 (Toronto) – The Centre
for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) has been named one of read more...
Jan 30, 2013
In a Canadian first, family practice offers genetic testing with CAMH to predict which psychiatric meds work best
Jan 21, 2013
National Non-Smoking Week/ Weedless Wednesday CAMH expert available for media interviews
January 20 - 26, 2013 is National Non-Smoking Week, a week
designed to raise awareness about read more...
Jan 17, 2013
January is Alzheimer Awareness Month CAMH expert available for media interviews
Jan 16, 2013
CAMH Adopting National Standard to Create Mentally Healthy Workplace
2013 (Toronto) – CAMH is the first hospital to adopt read more...
Jan 15, 2013
Youth mentoring linked to many positive effects in children, new CAMH and Big Brothers Big Sisters research shows
Largest ever Canadian mentoring study will help create a
best practices roadmap
Jan 10, 2013
Cutting in and weaving irritate drivers the most, new CAMH study on road rage shows
2013 (Toronto) - Cutting in and weaving, speeding, and hostile displays are
among the top on read more...
Jan 9, 2013
Coping with post-holiday stress? CAMH expert available for media interviews
January 9, 2012 -The holidays are over and with January’s arrival, many people can
physically, emoti read more...
Dec 18, 2012
Seasonal depression, winter blues and seasonal affective disorder: CAMH expert available for interview
December 18, 2012 - Many people begin to
experience symptoms of seasonal mood changes as daylight hours g read more...
Dec 12, 2012
Coping with stress this holiday season? CAMH expert available for media interviews
December 12, 2012 –While the holiday season can be a time of
joy, many people can also find it stres read more...
Dec 10, 2012
Alcohol pricing policies save lives and increase profits, experts say Canadian approach has an international impact
December 10, 2012 –
Setting minimum prices for alcohol increases health and economic benefits, say
inter read more...
Nov 28, 2012
Young Ontario adults more likely to smoke cannabis than drink before driving
November 28, 2012 – (Toronto) – Most Ontario adults are drinking responsibly, and fewer are smoking or usi read more...
Nov 27, 2012
Alcohol pricing and public health in Canada: Saving lives while raising government revenues?
December 6, 2012 (Toronto) – Alcohol costs the Canadian economy $14.6 billion in indirect health care and read more...
Nov 26, 2012
SickKids, CAMH and U of T collaborate to appoint new Child and Youth Mental Health leader
For Immediate Release - November 26, 2012 (Toronto) - With more than 1.2 million children and youth in Can read more...
Nov 22, 2012
CAMH named one of Toronto's Top Employers for 2013
November 21, 2012 (Toronto)
- The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) has been selected as
one read more...
Nov 19, 2012
CAMH Scientist wins Polanyi Prize
For Immediate Release - November 19, 2012 (Toronto) - The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) is extr read more...
Nov 15, 2012
Less than half of Ontario youth with mental illness received adequate follow-up care, new study finds
For Immediate Release – November 15, 2012 (Toronto) Youth with mental illness are among the most vulnerable in Ontar read more...
Nov 13, 2012
Landmark $7.4 million gift pioneers breakthrough brain stimulation treatments for mental illness
TORONTO, Nov. 13, 2012 - The
Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) Foundation today an read more...
Nov 9, 2012
Stand up to bullying! National Bullying Awareness Week, Nov. 12-17
media reports, viral videos and, most recently, the death by suicide of teen
bullying victim Ama read more...
Nov 6, 2012
CAMH to open new Centre for Therapeutic Brain Intervention with $7.4 million gift announcement
For Immediate Release – November 6, 2012 (Toronto) - On November 13, the Centre for Addiction read more...
Oct 31, 2012
Bullying and suicide - Expert comment available
For Immediate Release – October 31, 2012 (Toronto) – The recent death by suicide of Amanda To read more...
Oct 24, 2012
CAMH welcomes the final report from the Commission for the Review of Social Assistance in Ontario
People with mental illness and
addictions need income and employment supports to live their best lives
Oct 22, 2012
CAMH protein discovery may lead to new treatment to prevent smoking relapse
For Immediate Release – October 22, 2012 (Toronto) – Scientists at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Hea read more...
Oct 21, 2012
Bell Let's Talk Event raises $1.5 million more for CAMH
More than 200 companies and 2,000 guests joined to support world-leading
mental health care centre and f read more...
Oct 18, 2012
Adults with developmental disabilities, psychiatric illness visit EDs more than general population despite access to care
Immediate Release – October 18, 2012 (Toronto)
– People who have
both developmental di read more...
Enhanced minimum pricing strategy on alcohol could result in less harm for consumers
For Immediate Release - October 18, 2012 (Toronto) - Consumers tend to switch to less potent alcoholic beverages when read more...
Oct 10, 2012
High toll of mental illness and addictions in Ontario must be addressed
Oct 3, 2012
People with schizophrenia more likely to die of heart attack, CAMH finds
Oct. 3, 2012 - The risk of death resulting from heart attack is higher in people with schizophrenia than in the general public, accordin read more...
Improving mental health and addictions treatment in Niagara
For immediate release – Oct. 3 (Welland) -- Family support plays a key role for people attempting to seek c read more...
Sep 27, 2012
CAMH marks Mental Illness Awareness Week by Defeating Denial
Sep 17, 2012
CAMH illuminates roles of novel epigenetic chemical in the brain
September 17, 2012 (Toronto) - Researchers from the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) have identified a new role of a chemic read more...
Sep 6, 2012
September 10 is World Suicide Prevention Day
September 6, 2012 - Recently
the Peel District School Board community was shaken by a read more...
Aug 30, 2012
This Labour Day long weekend reduce your alcohol-related risks
Aug 28, 2012
Six NARSAD Young Investigator Grants awarded to CAMH
Aug 9, 2012
CAMH launches website to help pregnant women quit smoking
Jul 30, 2012
Cerner, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health Sign Agreement to Implement Clinical Information System
TORONTO —July 30, 2012 —The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) and Cerner read more...
Jul 24, 2012
Male students in Ontario show declines in bullying, females show elevated rates of bullying and psychological distress
CAMH’s OSDUHS Mental Health and Well-Being Report Released Today
Jul 17, 2012
Genetic link to rapid weight gain from antipsychotics discovered
For Immediate Release - July 17, 2012 – Toronto – Scientists have
discovered tw read more...
Jun 26, 2012
What’s the best way to treat problem alcohol use?
CAMH scientists weigh the evidence in the Canadian Journal of Psychiatry
June 26, 2012 – Scientists from the Centre for read more...
Jun 21, 2012
Centre for Addiction and Mental Health celebrates opening of new CAMH
TORONTO – The new Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) officially opened today, providing healing spaces that respect the digni read more...
Jun 19, 2012
CAMH applauds the passage of Toby’s Act
CAMH joins the trans community of Ontario in celebrating the passing of Provincial Bill 33 (Toby’s Act), extending full and explicit hum read more...
Jun 14, 2012
New open-access journal fills niche for addictions research
CAMH-supported publication provides forum for cross-cultural research; advances quality research from low- and middle-income countries read more...
Jun 13, 2012
Join CAMH at the Grand Opening of its Queen Street site
Where being part of the community is part of the treatment
For Immediate Release – Be the first to see the future of me read more...
Jun 11, 2012
Defeating Denial: Centre for Addiction and Mental Health launches challenging new campaign to shift public perceptions about mental health
June 11, 2012 - “You just need a night out….or perhaps it’s a 21 day stay”. CAMH, the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, launches a read more...
Jun 7, 2012
Brain stimulation reduces tobacco craving in people with schizophrenia
Non-invasive brain stimulation reduced cigarette cravings among smokers with schizophrenia, according to a preliminary study at the Cent read more...
Jun 1, 2012
Construction completed on CAMH Redevelopment
Hospital redevelopment completed on time and within budget
The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH), Carillion read more...
May 8, 2012
Mental Health Centres Applaud First Ever Mental Health Strategy for Canada
May 7, 2012
New Tanenbaum Centre for Pharmacogenetics to accelerate gene-based personalized medicine in psychiatry
May 3, 2012
Overcoming barriers to smoking cessation in Ontario
May 1, 2012
CAMH’s mobile research laboratory rolls into Windsor
Apr 27, 2012
New form of intellectual disability discovered
Apr 26, 2012
CAMH welcomes Ontario Human Rights Tribunal decision on identification for trans people
Apr 25, 2012
Philanthropist and child advocate Margaret McCain pledges $10 million to improve child, youth mental health
Apr 20, 2012
Dr. Ivan Silver receives prestigious award for excellence in teaching
CAMH Vice President of Education Dr. Ivan Silver has been awarded the prestigious President’s Teaching Award from the University read more...
Apr 18, 2012
National Volunteer Week CAMH’s pet therapy volunteers help transform lives
Apr 17, 2012
Opioids associated with highest risk of death
Apr 16, 2012
Diamond Jubilee Medal Awarded to Dr. David Goldbloom by Governor General during visit to CAMH
Apr 11, 2012
Mental Health Matters: Television that changes minds
Apr 3, 2012
CAMH Launches Self-Help Web Site and Mobile App for Problem Gambling
Mar 27, 2012
Media Advisory: Author of Memoirs of an Addicted Brain speaks at CAMH
Mar 9, 2012
Debating global health challenges
Mar 6, 2012
Social Work Week March 4-10
Feb 27, 2012
CAMH joins Let’s Talk Day
For many people, discrimination proves to read more...
Feb 24, 2012
CAMH CEO named "Communicator of the Year" for 2011 by IABC Toronto
Feb 22, 2012
OPHA and CAMH to Hold Policy Forum on Preventing Alcohol-Related Harms
Feb 15, 2012
Bell Let’s Talk Day gets the conversation going!
On February 8, millions of Canadians from coast to coast to coast joined national spokesperson Clara Hughes on Bell Let's Talk Day in an read more...
Mental Health Specialty Hospitals Welcome Drummond Commission Report
12th Annual Being Scene Juried Exhibition: Call for Art
Feb 7, 2012
CAMH joins Let’s Talk Day
Jan 30, 2012
Alcohol and your heart: friend or foe?
Jan 27, 2012
Village Family Health Team officially opens its doors
Jan 25, 2012
CAMH discovery identifies potential target for anti-craving medications
Village Family Health Team officially opens its doors
On Thursday morning, Minister of Health and Long-Term Care Deb Matthews paid a visit to the read more...
Jan 19, 2012
CAMH welcomes support from the Ministry of Health
On be read more...
Story of Recovery: Raymond Corless used to be addicted to cigarettes, smoking in excess of 50 cigarettes a day
Jan 16, 2012
National Non-Smoking Week: January 15-21, 2012
Jan 11, 2012
Study finds that treatment of depression can increase work productivity
Jan 10, 2012
Brain activity linked to delusion-like experience in CAMH study
Jan 3, 2012
CAMH Welcomes FIPPA, releases documents through proactive disclosure
CAMH Welcomes FIPPA, Releases Documents Through Proactive Disclosure
Jan 1, 2012
CrossCurrents issue focuses on transition-aged youth
Dec 29, 2011
The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) has developed ten tips for hosting a party, to help keep you and your loved ones safe this holiday season
The holiday season marks the end of one year and the beginning of another. Like many Ontarians, you may be planning to celebrate with fa read more...
Dec 19, 2011
CAMH expert participates in CBC town hall on prescription pain medication
Dec 15, 2011
Need a Source? CAMH expert available to discuss how to cope with stress this holiday season
Dec 13, 2011
Coping with holiday stress
Dec 5, 2011
Major CAMH-led Study Finds over 500,000 People with Mental Illness Inadequately Housed in Canada
Nov 29, 2011
Youth smoking at all-time low; teen binge drinking, driving after cannabis use remain concerns, CAMH 2011 OSDUHS reports
Nov 28, 2011
Campbell family donates landmark $30 million to CAMH for next generation research
Nov 23, 2011
Harmful patterns of painkiller prescriptions seen among methadone patients
Nov 22, 2011
2011 Ontario Student Drug Use and Health Survey (OSDUHS) report release
Off the Clock Presents: David Lucas, Bass Guitarist for Huddle and CAMH Social Worker
Nov 15, 2011
November 13 - 19, 2011 is National Bullying Awareness Week
Nov 14, 2011
National Addictions Awareness Week: November 13-19, 2011
Nov 8, 2011
CAMH study suggests increased risk of schizophrenia in heavy methamphetamine users
Nov 7, 2011
Mental Health Hospitals Unveil Performance Measures to Increase Transparency and Accountability
Nov 2, 2011
New pocket manual of psychiatry for primary care physicians
Tazz on Tazz: Coming to Rendezvous with Madness
Set to hit the big screen November 4th - 12th with over 20 programs of feature and short films, read more...
Oct 26, 2011
Volunteers join CAMH for the "Rise Up" Adventure Program
Oct 25, 2011
New CAMH state-of-the-art Research Imaging Centre promises to change the future of mental health
October 25, 2011- The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) officially opened the doors to it read more...
Oct 11, 2011
CAMH Reaches New Heights
Oct 7, 2011
CAMH study confirms genetic link to suicidal behaviour
Oct 3, 2011
University of Toronto joins forces with the Ontario Mental Health and Addictions Alliance to rally support behind youth mental health
CAMH Releases Buprenorphine Guideline for treatment of Opioid Dependence
Sep 30, 2011
CAMH Welcomes Supreme Court Decision
Sep 28, 2011
Grassroots Movement Spreads Across Ontario to Put Election Spotlight on Mental Health Policies
Sep 27, 2011
CAMH’s Dr. Rohan Ganguli awarded prestigious gold medal
Sep 23, 2011
CAMH welcomes McGuinty’s commitment to the next phase of the Queen Street Redevelopment Project
Sep 22, 2011
New study proposes public health guidelines to reduce the harms from cannabis use
Sep 10, 2011
September 10, 2011 is World Suicide Prevention Day
Sep 9, 2011
Need a source: September 9, 2011 is Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Awareness Day
Sep 1, 2011
Professional athletes harmed by stigma around mental illness
Women who marry as children at greater risk for mental illness
Aug 24, 2011
Village FHT now accepting registrations
Aug 19, 2011
People who use prescription opioids non-medically may have undiagnosed mental health problems, pain
Aug 17, 2011
Gene combination increases risk of lung cancer, particularly in light smokers, CAMH study finds
Aug 3, 2011
Twenty-five percent of Ontarians hospitalized for depression required ER visit or readmission within 30 days, new study finds
Aug 2, 2011
Brain chemical may explain why heavy smokers feel sad after quitting
Jul 28, 2011
Study shows new medication may be effective in reducing negative metabolic side effects of some schizophrenia treatments
Jul 26, 2011
Increased risk of Parkinson’s disease in methamphetamine users, CAMH study finds
Jul 21, 2011
Child and Youth Counsellor Week: A look at CAMH’s CYF services
Jul 15, 2011
New gene for intellectual disability discovered
Jul 12, 2011
Putting 90,000 People Back on Track
Jul 6, 2011
Heavy drinking in pregnancy can increase risk of low birth weight, preterm birth and small size for gestational age
Jul 5, 2011
Elevated Grounds: Innovative approaches to mental health practice at the George Brown College conference
Jun 30, 2011
CAMH Top Winner for CNA Employer Recognition Award!
Jun 29, 2011
Eliminate barriers to employment, says mental health partnership
Workplace mental health disability leave recurs sooner than physical health leave, CAMH study shows
Jun 22, 2011
Specialty Hospitals Welcome Ontario Government’s Mental Health and Addictions Strategy
Ontario Mental Health and Addictions Alliance Encouraged by Province’s Mental Health and Addictions Strategy
Jun 13, 2011
Health data can help address alcohol-related harm in youth
Jun 8, 2011
CAMH to expand school-based violence prevention program over four years
Jun 7, 2011
Drinking, cannabis use and psychological distress increase, CAMH survey finds
May 31, 2011
World No Tobacco Day 2011
Unequal Access to Mental Health and Addictions Services Threatens Ontarians
May 26, 2011
Media Roundtable: Making Mental Health and Addictions an Election Issue
May 13, 2011
First North American study to look at Emergency Department use by adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities
May 12, 2011
CAMH researcher discovers new gene that causes intellectual disability
May 4, 2011
CAMH clinic head receives national honour for outstanding contributions to Aboriginal health.
Apr 28, 2011
CAMH’s mobile research laboratory rolls into Port Colborne
Apr 18, 2011
Alcohol causes a significant burden of cancer, shows major European study with CAMH collaborators
For Immediate Release - April 8, 2011 (Toronto) - CAMH researchers contributed to a large European study showing that alcohol use read more...
Apr 11, 2011
April 8, 2011 - CAMH researchers contributed to a large European study showing that alcohol use above read more...
CAMH Corporate Volunteer Program honoured by Volunteer Toronto
Mar 18, 2011
Pan-American perspectives on mental health and addictions coming to CAMH international health symposium
Feb 28, 2011
Public health experts gather to discuss Ontario alcohol policy and alcohol-related harms
Feb 22, 2011
CAMH launches first Research Laboratory on wheels dedicated to mental health and addictions
For immediate release – February 22, 2011 – (Toronto) – Today, the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) read more...
Feb 21, 2011
CAMH named one of Canada’s Best Diversity Employers for 2011
Feb 7, 2011
Alcohol in Canada: reducing the toll through focused interventions and public health policies
Jan 25, 2011
Workers most invested in their jobs have highest stress levels, CAMH study shows
Jan 19, 2011
Helping More Ontarians Quit Smoking
Jan 18, 2011
Minister of Health Promotion and Sport to visit CAMH to Announce More Help for Ontario Smokers
Jan 13, 2011
“But smoking is bad for you, Mommy…” CAMH storybook tackles kids’ smoking fears
Jan 12, 2011
Seven CAMH scientists win Young Investigator awards focused on breakthrough research
Jan 10, 2011
Celebration Marks Construction Progress at CAMH
For Immediate Release – February 28, 2011 (Toronto) – As the question of how best to address harms associated wi read more...
February 21, 2011 – The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) has been recognized as one of Canada’s Be read more...
For Immediate Release – January 18, 2011 – (Toronto) – Minister of Health Promotion and Sport, the Honourable Ma read more...
Dec 14, 2010
CAMH receives support from TD Financial Literacy Grant Fund
Dec 7, 2010
Mindfulness meditation found to be as effective as antidepressant medication in prevention of depression relapse
Nov 29, 2010
Neurological protein may hold the key to new treatments for depression
Nov 16, 2010
29,000 Ontario students report problem gambling – drug use and suicide a concern
Oct 25, 2010
Contraband cigarettes main source of supply for Ontario youth
Oct 18, 2010
Dr. Catherine Zahn speaks at TEDx Toronto
Oct 16, 2010
CAMH receives support from partnership providing research funding for mental illness
Oct 5, 2010
CAMH Selected as Field Trial Site for DSM-5
Sep 29, 2010
CAMH partners with Belinda Stronach Foundation to help aboriginal youth
Sep 16, 2010
Link to autism in boys found in missing DNA
Sep 9, 2010
Friday September 10th is Suicide Prevention Day
Sep 8, 2010
Mental health leaves most costly disability to Canadian employers
Aug 27, 2010
Prescription narcotics strategy much needed, says Canada’s largest addiction treatment hospital
Aug 26, 2010
CAMH welcomes Select Committee report on mental health and addictions services
New Queen West Village Family Health Team will meet community needs, provide model for the province
Aug 19, 2010
CAMH Scientist receives Early Researcher Award from the Ministry of Research and Innovation
Aug 10, 2010
Internet gambling is also a public health issue: CAMH
Jul 12, 2010
CAMH’s Ontario-wide student survey shows high rates of psychological distress and concerning health indicators
Jul 7, 2010
Dr. Rachel Tyndale continues quest to help you butt out for good
Jun 28, 2010
Celebrating Canada Day? Know what you're in for and use these 10 tips to reduce alcohol-related risks!
Jun 14, 2010
Free smoking cessation treatment and education comes to Sudbury
Jun 10, 2010
Nature vs. Nurture: Emerging science of epigenetics takes us to the crossroads to explain what causes disease
Jun 1, 2010
Butting out: Information on treatment options for smokers who want to quit
May 31, 2010
World No Tobacco Day 2010
May 18, 2010
Low brain serotonin transporter levels in ecstasy users
May 17, 2010
Former Ambassador Michael Wilson and Recipients to Receive Award Recognizing Courage in Living with Mental Illness and/or Addiction: CAMH Foundation
May 4, 2010
A New Biological Explanation for Sadness in Early Postpartum
May 3, 2010
Need a Source? Mental Health Week 2010
Apr 29, 2010
Canadian expert has a lot to teach the world about the harmful effects of alcohol, but are we listening at home?
Apr 26, 2010
CAMH scientists contribute to major international study on smoking behaviours
Apr 20, 2010
Study shows new link between cannabis use and mental health
Apr 15, 2010
Need a source? Victims of childhood sexual abuse live with life-long consequences
Mar 30, 2010
CAMH breaks ground and makes history: welcome to a new kind of hospital
Mar 19, 2010
Schizophrenia: Changing Minds, An Evening With Special Guest Dr. Fred Frese
Mar 12, 2010
The National Association for the Dually Diagnosed (NADD) International Congress: giving the ancient practice of mindfulness a surprising new application
Mar 10, 2010
Resilient youth and families make stronger communities – hear it from the experts
Mar 1, 2010
Critical brain chemical shown to play role in severe depression
Feb 26, 2010
National, international experts gather to discuss Ontario alcohol policy and alcohol-related harms
Feb 25, 2010
CAMH launches KnowledgeX portal – a new frontier of CAMH’s role as expert resource for professionals
Feb 17, 2010
Workers with mental illness: New study indicates the need for increased workplace prevention and support
Feb 16, 2010
Drug policy and the public good – oxymoron or inseparable concepts?
Feb 1, 2010
New Problem Gambling Institute of Ontario improves the odds of better-integrated services to Ontarians
Jan 28, 2010
New clinical genetic test for muscle disorder to be launched
Jan 19, 2010
Need a Source? Expert comment available regarding mental health and trauma resulting from the earthquake in Haiti
Jan 14, 2010
Time to Quit? Join Other Quitters at imaquitter.ca during National Non-Smoking Week
CAMH appreciates its volunteers - National Volunteer Week
A message from CAMH's Director of Volunteer Services Christine Burych
The legacy of care and commit read more...
Build resilience by building your personal supports - Mental Health Week 2010
“Building Your Mental Health One Support At A Time” is the theme of this year’s Mental Health Week which runs May 3-9, read more...
One Love: A Dialogue Event continues community outreach in support of LGBT youth
A recent event held to mark Black History Month focused on the importance of supporting Lesbian, Gay, Bi-sexual, and Tr read more...
Experts at conference weigh in on what makes us resilient
What does it mean to be resilient, how does it connect to mental health and addiction issues and how is it attained? Th read more...
CAMH awarded two major national research grants
Two different CAMH teams were awarded major Emerging Team Grants in a strategic program targeting “Co-morbidity of brai read more...
CrossCurrents issue focuses on supported housing
People with mental health and substance use issues identify housing as one of the most important factors in recovery. Y read more...
Canadian Patient Safety Week 2010
Canadian Patient Safety Week (November 1-5) is an annual event sponsored by read more...
CAMH’s SER - Science on the street, at home, in the community
SER Day – find out how science serves people! Thursday, October 14, 2010 - 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Call for Expressions of Interest to Committees, Constituency Membership and Board of Trustees of CAMH
The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) invites submissions from individuals who are interested in being cons read more...
Provincial Summer Institute: early bird registration deadline is July 1
Provincial Summer Institute:Counselling Skills for Concurrent Disorders
Shaw Street Parking lot closure, May 22-30, 2010
On Wednesday, May 26, 2010 the CAMH Foundation’s read more...
For immediate Release – April 15, read more...
CAMH is proud to observe Mental Health Week, May 3-9, 2010. This year’s theme is Building Your Mental Health One Suppor read more...
June 10, 2010 – TORONTO – An emerging arm of molecular biology is introducing a new interpretation of traditiona read more...
Join the leaders in the field to hear what’s working and what’s not around the world in drug policy – and what should b read more...
For Immediate Release – February 17, 2010 (TORONTO) – With mental illness associated with more lost work days read more...
For Immediate Release – October 25, 2010 – (Toronto) –A new study from The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH read more...
For Immediate Release – February 26, 2010 (Toronto) – As the question of how best to deal with privatization of read more...
Does Price Really Matter?
International perspectives on the impact of alcohol pricing and taxation
For Immediate Release – Decembe read more...
Join psychiatrist Dr. Tatyana Barankin and other CAMH and local community experts to hear their perspectives on resi read more...
CAMH spokesperson selected for Vancouver 2010 Olympic Torch Relay
Marie Asuncion, CAMH client and spokesperson, has been selected to participate in the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Torch Rela read more...
Dec 28, 2009
Be a Quitter for Life – Starting Today
Dec 18, 2009
Contract Awarded For CAMH Redevelopment Project
Dec 17, 2009
Leading-edge therapy targets brain chemistry of addiction
Dec 16, 2009
CAMH Redevelopment Project wins 2009 Academy Award for Mental Health Design
Dec 15, 2009
Gene identified as cause of some forms of intellectual disability
Dec 11, 2009
Need a Source? – Coping with stress this holiday season
Dec 1, 2009
New CEO takes the reins at CAMH today
Nov 19, 2009
Alcohol, cannabis, and the medicine cabinet pose biggest drug threats to teens
Nov 11, 2009
2009 Ontario Student Drug Use and Health Survey
Nov 18, 2008
Need a source? New zero-tolerance blood-alcohol law
New zero-tolerance blood-alcohol law likely to help curb impaired-dr read more...
Apr 14, 2008
Marijuana use on the rise among Ontario adults, CAMH reports:
Despite positive substance use trends, tobacco and alcohol still have high costs to society
For Immed read more...
Mar 13, 2008
Being Scene 2008: A call for art
Workman Arts puts out its annual call to artists who have received service read more...
Jan 23, 2008
Backgrounder: Smoking Treatment for Ontario Patients (STOP) Study
Funded by the Ministry of Health Promotion, the Smoking Treatment for Ontario Patients (STOP) Study is exploring the mo read more...
Setting sail for affordable housing in Parkdale
A late summer evening cruise on Lake Ontario through the Toronto Islands was another leg on Parkdale Activity-Recreatio read more...
Three programs exhibit groundbreaking work: Innovative CAMH projects recognized at Health Care Expo
A friend, a coworker, a family member is in crisis. Maybe they’ve been snared by an addiction, or perhaps a mental heal read more...
Largest Corporate Volunteer Day: Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants
Schizophrenia Program’s IRU green space gets facelift
In June the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accounta read more...
Toronto mayor declares Drug Treatment Court Day in honour of CAMH program anniversary
Recognizing its pioneering approach to addiction treatment, Toronto Mayor David Miller officially declared Monda read more...
Provincial Alliance Credit Union opens for business
Clients, family and staff invited to open accounts
“Hi, how can I help you?” This is how most bank tellers read more...
Therapeutic Recreation Awareness Week: an essential part of recovery at CAMH
Believe. Belong. Become.
On the surface, Recreation Therapy at CAMH may seem like good times and fun games read more...
Rendezvous with Madness celebrates its 15th groundbreaking year
The Rendezvous with Madness Film Festival presented by read more...
OSDUHS 2007 Media Backgrounder
OSDUHS 2007 Media Highlights
Just over one quarter (28%) of students report no substance use (including alcoho read more...
2007 Ontario Student Drug Use and Health Survey (OSDUHS) Media Resources
During the 2006-2007 school year, 6,323 Ontario students in grades 7 - 12 participated in CAMH’s Ontario Student Drug U read more...
CAMH recognizes excellence in research
Each December, CAMH's Research Program recognizes and celebrates staff and students who have made exceptional contribut read more...
CAMH in the Media: Worldwide coverage of pedophilia brain-scan, OSDUHS research stories
Media from all over the globe contacted CAMH recently to cover the results of two ground-breaking studies from CAMH Res read more...
New guide bridges gap to ethnocultural communities
Studies show that health promotion programs created for the mainstream population do not always work as well for ethnoc read more...
LEARN takes part in St. Clair Gardens BIA Cornfest
Local Business Improvement Association donates to LEARN
The read more...
National Drug and Addictions Awareness Week 2007
November 18-24, 2007 is National Drug and Addictions Awareness Week. CAMH continues to work with read more...
CAMH staff members' achievements recognized
Join us in congratulating the following CAMH staff members whose outstanding work has recently been recognized and awar read more...
New Depression Model Advances Disease Frontiers
Toronto, ON, November 6, 2006 – A new study released today by the Centre for Addiction and Mental Heath (CAMH) p read more...
12th Annual Don River Run for Recovery
Media Advisory Attention: Health/City/Photo Editors 12th Annual Don River Run for Recovery - August 27, 2006 at read more...
CAMH Congratulates Health Minister Smitherman for going public with his own story of substance use
Dear Toronto Star Editor,
How wonderfully appropriate that George Smitherman was inspired by the Centre for Addic read more...
The most unique art show on Queen West
(Toronto) Experience the opening of an important Queen West art exhibit with a difference: the gallery is locate read more...
CAMH Foundation Announces 2006 Courage to Come Back Recipients
(TORONTO – April 25, 2006) – Seven ext read more...
Dec 20, 2005
Having a party?
Dec 14, 2005
CAMH Commends Passage of Toronto Drug Strategy
Nov 24, 2005
Organizations laud Kirby Committee's proposed new Canadian Mental Health Commission
Nov 22, 2005
Media Advisory 2005 Ontario Student Drug Use Survey
Nov 15, 2005
Family Forum North Bay: Mental Illness and Co-occurring Alcohol and/or Drug Problems Nov. 22/05
Nov 10, 2005
Rendezvous with Madness 2005
Nov 1, 2005
Family Forum: Mental illness and co-occurring alcohol and/or drug problems
Oct 23, 2005
Cigarette Smoking and Drug Use Among Ontario Youth Continue To Decline, But Risky Behaviours Remain: OSDUS 2005
Oct 14, 2005
City of Toronto releases comprehensive drug strategy
Oct 3, 2005
Need a Source? Mental Illness Awareness Week 2005
May 2, 2005
CAMH Launches ‘Transforming Lives’ Awareness Campaign to Challenge Stigma: Ontarians share gripping personal stories in support of CAMH’s work
Apr 28, 2005
Child Pornography Offenders Research Study
Dec 27, 2004
Toronto Star Opinion Editorial: Ending stigma of mental illness
Dec 15, 2004
Need a source? Ontario Government introduces new smoking legislation
Nov 24, 2004
Drug Use in Ontario
Nov 23, 2004
Need a source?
Nov 8, 2004
Drug awareness week 2004
Oct 8, 2004
Mental health and addiction sector responds to Ontario’s transformation agenda
Oct 4, 2004
A child's fascination with fire begins at an early age
Sep 28, 2004
Editorial in response to the TV show The Apprentice
Jan 21, 2004
Toronto Drug Treatment Court Celebrates 5 Year Anniversary
Dec 8, 2003
Free Toolkit now available to help pregnant mothers quit the habit
Nov 19, 2003
How to keep your teen off drugs
Nov 18, 2003
Ecstasy Use Down, Cigarettes and LSD Continue to Decline, but Heavy Drinking Remains a Problem
Nov 17, 2003
Heavy Drinking Still a Problem
Jul 14, 2003
Design for historic asylum wall on display
Jun 18, 2003
Is it Safe for My Baby?
Jun 13, 2003
CAMH launches SARS website
Jun 3, 2003
Press release: Cannabis use and driving
May 27, 2003
Centre for Addiction and Mental Health Supports Renewal of Canada's Drug Strategy