Jan 18, 2017
One in 20 Ontario youth diagnosed with ADHD, and many prescribed an antipsychotic despite no other mental health diagnosis: study
TORONTO, January 18, 2017 — One in 20 Ontario youth have been diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity di read more...
Jan 16, 2017
Blue Monday Survival Guide
TORONTO, January 16, 2017 - Feeling Blue? You're in good co read more...
Jan 12, 2017
The global toll of fetal alcohol syndrome
New CAMH study provides worldwide estimates of this preventable birth defect
Jan 10, 2017
Study shows biological changes that could underlie higher psychosis risk in immigrants
TORONTO, January 10, 2017 – A new study could explain how migrating to another country increases a person’s risk read more...
Dec 15, 2016
CAMH responds to New Canadian Drugs and Substances Strategy
TORONTO, December 15, 2016 - CAMH welcomes the federal government's announcement of the new Canadian Drugs and S read more...
Dec 13, 2016
CAMH Statement on the release of the Task Force on Marijuana Legalization and Regulation report to government
Tuesday December 13, 2016
In June 2016, CAMH’s President and CEO Dr. Catherine read more...
Dec 12, 2016
Costs of treating patients with psychosis change significantly as they age
TORONTO, December 12, 2016 — Treating psychotic illnesses cost the province of Ontario just under $2.1 billion i read more...
Dec 7, 2016
Nearly one in five young Ontario adults shows problematic use of electronic devices
CAMH Monitor survey also shows many Ontario adults report texting and driving, and increasing mental distres read more...
Dec 2, 2016
Two CAMH scientists awarded Canada Research Chairs
TORONTO, December 2, 2016 – Two leading addictions experts at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) read more...
Nov 30, 2016
Specialty Psychiatric Hospitals Welcome Auditor General’s Report on their Services
TORONTO, November 30, 2016 - Ontario’s four specialty psychiatric hospitals welcome the read more...
Nov 9, 2016
OPEN LETTER: Three Leading National Mental Health Organizations Call for Targeted Mental Health Funding in the Health Accord
OTTAWA, November 9, 2016 - Three leading national mental health organizations sent an open letter to Prov read more...
Nov 7, 2016
Dealing with Canada's opioid crisis
TORONTO, November 7, 2016 - We like to boast when Canada is declared number one in the world at anything. This read more...
Canada needs national plan to combat opioid epidemic
TORONTO, November 7, 2016 - Canada, the second highest consumer of opioids worldwide, must take a
comprehensive read more...
Oct 27, 2016
Talk is cheap: Mental health must be top priority in new Health Accord
OTTAWA, October 27, 2016 - Political
leaders have a once in a generation oppor read more...
Oct 26, 2016
A FAAH Better Thing for Cannabis Users: New Insights May Aid Development of Treatments for Cannabis Use Disorder
Research from CAMH’s
Campbell Family Mental Health Research Institute was profiled in this ne read more...
Oct 20, 2016
Mental health awareness campaign leads to increase in the number of people seeking help, new CAMH study reveals
Toronto, October 20, 2016 - In a first of its kind study, The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) has read more...
Oct 13, 2016
CAMH’s Dr. Kwame McKenzie appointed to Ontario Human Rights Commission
October 13, 2016 – Dr. Kwame McKenzie is one of read more...
Sep 28, 2016
Public health successes and missed opportunities - new report on alcohol-attributable deaths
From the World Health Organization
CAMH’s WHO Co read more...
Sep 13, 2016
Missing patient found
TORONT read more...
Legalizing cannabis: CAMH submission to the Task Force on Marijuana Legalization and Regulation
Toronto, September 12, 2016 - Earlier this year the federal government set up a read more...
Angry drivers have a higher risk of collision, new CAMH research shows
TORONTO, September 13, 2016 – Angry, aggressive drivers have much higher odds of being in a motor vehicle collis read more...
Sep 8, 2016
Addictions in people with intellectual and developmental disabilities higher than expected, study shows
TORONTO, September 8, 2016 – A new CAMH study shows that people with intellectual and developmental disabilities read more...
Sep 7, 2016
Minister Hoskins celebrates redevelopment milestone at CAMH sign unveiling
TORONTO, September 7, 2016 – Earlier today. CAMH President and CEO Dr. Catherine Zahn welcomed Dr. Eric Hoskins, read more...
Aug 22, 2016
More psychiatrists will not improve access to mental health care in Ontario, study suggests
Aug 17, 2016
Study reveals ethnic differences in mental illness severity when hospitalized
Chinese and South Asian patients in Ontario present to hospital with greater illness severity
Aug 10, 2016
CAMH welcomes Dr. Vicky Stergiopoulos as new Physician-in-Chief
TORONTO, August 10, 2016 - On August 1, 2016, CAMH welcomed Dr. Vicky Stergiopoulos in her new read more...
Reducing the harms of alcohol through weaker beer
TORONTO, August 10, 2016 - Could a small drop in the alcohol content of beer or other drinks reduce the harmful read more...
Jul 27, 2016
Common brain changes found in children with autism, ADHD and OCD
Study shows shared brain biology is linked to symptoms that occur across different conditions
Jul 21, 2016
One-third of Ontario students report elevated psychological distress, CAMH survey shows
Jul 18, 2016
Workplace Safety at CAMH
By Dr. Rani Srivastava, Chief of Nursing and Professional Practice, CAMH
Jul 7, 2016
CAMH welcomes announcement that Health Canada will allow access to naloxone nasal spray
TORONTO, July 7, 2016 - CAMH welcomes the federal government’s announcement that Health Canada will allow immed read more...
Jul 5, 2016
Most Ontario adults support government regulation over recreational cannabis production and sale, new CAMH study shows
Strong majority also supports reform of current regulations for cannabis use
Jun 30, 2016
CAMH CEO Dr. Catherine Zahn named to federal Task Force on Marijuana Regulation
TORONTO, June 30, 2016 - CAMH President and CEO Dr. Catherine Zahn has been read more...
Jun 23, 2016
CAMH opens Aboriginal Sweat Lodge for patients
CAMH is the first hospital in Ontario to have a fully operational Sweat Lodge
Jun 22, 2016
CAMH launches art competition to enhance therapeutic spaces
“The effects of beautiful objects, of variety of forms, and especially of brilliancy of colours presented to read more...
Jun 20, 2016
CAMH launches new video series to support work in Aboriginal communities
June 21 is Natio read more...
Strengthening Our Practices and Partnerships with First Nations, Inuit and Métis Peoples
CAMH outlines plan to better meet the mental health needs of Aboriginal people.
Jun 8, 2016
Three new clinics for youth mental health are ‘one-stop shop’
CAMH and partners to launch new services to address gaps in youth mental health care
May 26, 2016
CAMH Foundation celebrates the strength of the human spirit at Transforming Lives Awards
1,000 guests gather to mark 20th anniversary of awards
TORONTO, May read more...
May 17, 2016
CAMH supports federal legislation to protect transgender rights
TORONTO, May 17, 2016 – The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) in Toronto applauds Prime Minister Jus read more...