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September 21 is World Alzheimer's Day. Researchers in our Geriatric Psychiatry Division are investigating innovative treatments to prevent the onset of Alzheimer's dementia and to improve memory and cognition in people with this disease.
Is there a connection between social media use and mental health in young people? A new analysis suggests it’s a question worth exploring.
Raising awareness of the mental health and well-being of immigrants to Canada is a goal of Dr. Il-Ho Kim.
A modified version of a successful treatment is improving the day-to-day lives of people with schizophrenia, and its shorter, more sustainable approach could make the beneficial treatment available to more people.
For the first time, Ontario adults can participate in an online version of the CAMH Monitor, the longest-running survey about the attitudes and experiences of Ontario adults around alcohol and other drugs, mental health and well-being.

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 New Reports & Books


Developing Mental Health Pathways and Partnerships in Toronto for Children and Youth was the inaugural conference of the Margaret and Wallace McCain Centre for Child, Youth & Family Mental Health (May 2015).


Cover image from The Burden and Economic Impact of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder in CanadaThe Burden and Economic Impact of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) in Canada is a study that estimates the overall burden and cost associated with FASD in Canada in 2013 (Feb 2015).

Lifetime Risk of Alcohol-Attributable Mortality is a report on mortality risk based on alcohol consumption levels in seven European countries, and on implications for low-risk drinking guidelines (Jan 2015).

research-strategic-plan.jpgThe CAMH Research Strategic Plan 2013-2017  provides a roadmap for our research program. Our vision: Transforming Lives Through Research. ​ 




Dr. Carolyn Dewa, Head of the Centre for Research on Employment and Workplace Health, talks about the emerging phenomenon of workers using amphetamine-like stimulants to compete or get ahead at work.


 In the Media


Lack of food access impacting health care costs: study finds
Dr. Paul Kurdyak speaks with Canada AM on CTV News about new research that shows that hunger in Canada leads to poorer health, higher health costs. (August 2015)


Fentanyl: The king of all opiates, and a killer drug crisis
In this Maclean's article and video, Dr. Peter Selby talks about this potent and deadly drug. (June 2015)

How more women are drinking like men — and why it’s dangerous
TVO's The Inside Agenda Blog speaks with Dr. Jürgen Rehm about the increase in women among "heavy drinkers." (June 2015)

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