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TAHSN Statement on the Death of Joyce Echaquan

TAHSN Statement on the Death of Joyce Echaquan Last week, Joyce Echaquan recorded her shocking treatment during the last hours of her life. In response to pleas of pain, her symptoms were dismissed and she was subjected to racist language and behaviour by those whose job it was to care for her. Ms. Echaquan was […]

by ahnationtalk on October 12, 202082 Views

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Meet the CAMH Board of Trustees

Meet the CAMH Board of Trustees On June 11, CAMH held its Annual General Meeting and confirmed its Board of Trustees for the upcoming year. The Board of Trustees is responsible for the govrnance of CAMH and provides the strategic leadership that enables the hospital’s vision, mission and core values. It consists of 18 elected […]

by ahnationtalk on July 24, 202048 Views

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CAMH launches new strategic plan

CAMH launches new strategic plan June 25, 2020 – Today, CAMH is pleased to release its new strategic plan, One CAMH, a three-year roadmap to the future of health. The plan is an ambitious call to action for CAMH, its community and partners to redefine health together, and move towards a world where mental health […]

by ahnationtalk on June 25, 202053 Views

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Biomarker associated with chronic stress and anxiety found in higher levels in long-term young cannabis users

Biomarker associated with chronic stress and anxiety found in higher levels in long-term young cannabis users TORONTO, September 18, 2019 – A first of its kind study led by the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) published in the journal JAMA Psychiatry has found elevated levels of a protein involved in immune function and […]

by pnationtalk on September 19, 2019197 Views

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Research Associate

Research Associate Institute for Mental Health Policy Research Position Description: A part-time, contract Research Associate is required for one year to oversee a project in a Southwestern Ontario First Nation. The Research Associate will oversee a project funded by the Ministry of Health and Long Term Care (MOHLTC) Health System Research Fund (HSRF) that will […]

by pmnationtalk on June 18, 20190 Views

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Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder prevalence up to 40 times higher in some subpopulations worldwide

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder prevalence up to 40 times higher in some subpopulations worldwide TORONTO, April 30, 2019 – Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) affects people from all racial, ethnic and sociological backgrounds.  However a major new review of the world literature has found that FASD is 10 to 40 times higher in certain groups than […]

by pnationtalk on April 30, 2019252 Views

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Half of female students in Ontario experience psychological distress, CAMH study shows

Half of female students in Ontario experience psychological distress, CAMH study shows TORONTO (July 25, 2018) – For the first time, just over 50 per cent of female students in Ontario show signs of moderate to serious psychological distress, according to the latest Ontario Student Drug Use and Health Survey (OSDUHS), released by the Centre […]

by ahnationtalk on July 25, 2018238 Views

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Recovery is possible when people seek help

Recovery is possible when people seek help A few short years ago, some people may have said I “had it all.” I was a partner in an investment firm. A family man who spent weekends at the cottage. An avid cyclist and skier. But I was also secretly struggling, sick with a depression so severe […]

by ahnationtalk on July 19, 2018174 Views

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Highlights of the #CundillatCAMH Conference

Highlights of the #CundillatCAMH Conference Researchers have identified the best guidelines for young people with depression; screening for adverse childhood events could lead to earlier identification of at-risk young people; and a more complete picture of young people with depression must be considered if treatment is to advance. Those are just some of the key […]

by ahnationtalk on July 12, 2018209 Views

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CAMH’s Krembil Centre Begins Search for Top Minds

CAMH’s Krembil Centre begins search for top minds CAMH’s newly-launched Krembil Centre for Neuroinformatics has big plans to use big data to unlock the mysteries of the brain when it comes to defining mental illness and identifying effective treatments. Under the leadership of world-renowned scientist Dr. Sean Hill, the Krembil Centre has begun its global […]

by pmnationtalk on July 9, 2018259 Views

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