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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, 2019223 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, 2019283 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, 2018265 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, 2018194 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, 2018228 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, 2018286 Views

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Meet the new CAMH VP of Education

Meet the new CAMH VP of Education By his own admission, when he was growing up in his native Winnipeg, Dr. Sanjeev Sockalingam was too vertically-challenged to make his love of basketball more than a hobby.  But that interest in sports had a direct impact on his decision to devote his career to mental health. […]

by ahnationtalk on July 5, 2018233 Views

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CAMH Announces Five Therapeutic Art Installation Projects as Part of Queen Street Redevelopment

CAMH Announces Five Therapeutic Art Installation Projects as Part of Queen Street Redevelopment When CAMH announced it would transform its historical Queen Street site into the mental health facility of the future, its vision and plan for the current phase of the redevelopment project included provisions to commission and display art in public places as […]

by ahnationtalk on June 26, 2018223 Views

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People with schizophrenia account for more than 1 in 10 suicide cases

People with schizophrenia account for more than 1 in 10 suicide cases TORONTO, June 21, 2018 – A new CAMH and Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences (ICES) study shows that people with schizophrenia account for more than 1 in 10 cases of suicide in Ontario, and that young people are disproportionately affected. “Among people who […]

by ahnationtalk on June 22, 2018243 Views

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