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Addictions in people with intellectual and developmental disabilities higher than expected, study shows

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 (IDD) have nearly double the rate of a doctor-diagnosed addiction over a two-year period, compared to those without these disabilities. The addiction rates were 6.4 […]

by ahnationtalk on September 8, 2016401 Views

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Minister Hoskins celebrates redevelopment milestone at CAMH sign unveiling

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, Minister of Health and Long-Term Care to CAMH to celebrate a milestone in the third phase our Queen Street Redevelopment Project. Today marks the close of request for […]

by pmnationtalk on September 8, 2016298 Views

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CAMH welcomes Dr. Vicky Stergiopoulos as new Physician-in-Chief

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 role as Physician-in-Chief.  As Dr. Stergiopoulos moves into this central position, leading over 380 physicians at CAMH, she discusses her aim to impact system change, the connection between hospital and […]

by ahnationtalk on August 11, 2016320 Views

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Strengthening Our Practices and Partnerships with First Nations, Inuit and Métis Peoples

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. TORONTO, June 20, 2016 –  Over the past 18 months, CAMH has engaged Aboriginal leaders, organizations, service providers and communities as well as Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal staff at CAMH to […]

by pmnationtalk on June 21, 2016313 Views

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CAMH launches new video series to support work in Aboriginal communities

CAMH launches new video series to support work in Aboriginal communities June 21 is National Aboriginal Day, and CAMH’s Provincial System Support Program’s Aboriginal Engagement and Outreach (AEO) team is sharing the importance of mindfulness in a new video called “Mind Chatter”. The video shows the process of moving from one’s thoughts to being grounded […]

by pmnationtalk on June 21, 2016315 Views

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2015 Vern Harper Award

2015 Vern Harper Award Honoring contributions to helping Aboriginal clients experiencing mental health and substance use issues Charlene Tyance, a member of Gull Bay First Nation and a Family Preservation Worker at Dilico Anishinabek Family Care, is this year’s recipient of the Chapin A’sin Elder Vern Harper Award for Excellence in the Provision of Culturally-Based […]

by pmnationtalk on July 23, 2015587 Views

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