Spring 2019 edition: Focus on mental health in late life
As we approach late life, new mental health concerns may emerge: memory problems, Alzheimer’s disease or dementia, and higher risks of serious side effects from psychiatric medications. CAMH researchers are aiming to prevent late-life mental illnesses altogether and to find safer, more effective treatments when they do occur.
Preventing mental illness in late life
In this Q&A interview with CAMH`s leading experts in late-life mental health, we explore the issues that affect older Canadians and how CAMH researchers are addressing these concerns.
A CAMH study explores the reasons behind the growing number of people involved in the criminal justice system who need treatment for mental illness — and provides insights to inform policy and clinical care.