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CAMH study shows details of brain networks in autism – New personalized brain mapping approach underscores need for individualized treatments

CAMH study shows details of brain networks in autism – New personalized brain mapping approach underscores need for individualized treatments TORONTO (May 14, 2018) – A CAMH study analyzing more than 1,000 brain scans reveals surprising new insights into brain networks in people with autism, after applying a new personalized approach to brain mapping. Autism […]

by ahnationtalk on May 15, 2018691 Views

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Mental Health is Health.

Mental Health is Health. Those four words are at the heart of CAMH’s most ambitious public awareness campaign in years. Starting today, you will see those words all over the Greater Toronto Area on billboards, bus stops and TTC stations and throughout CAMH.  You will see them on television and social media channels. The message is […]

by ahnationtalk on May 8, 2018906 Views

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Two per cent of GTA students likely have fetal alcohol spectrum disorder, new CAMH study shows

Two per cent of GTA students likely have fetal alcohol spectrum disorder, new CAMH study shows TORONTO, April 10, 2018 – Two to three per cent of children in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) have fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD), according to the first population-based study of its kind in Canada, conducted by the Centre […]

by ahnationtalk on April 10, 2018773 Views

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Tackling Canada’s opioid crisis: help for patients and care providers

Tackling Canada’s opioid crisis: help for patients and care providers TORONTO, March 5, 2018 – Two national initiatives involving CAMH aim to improve treatment for people with opioid addiction. For health care providers, a new Canadian guideline for managing opioid use disorders lays out optimal strategies for treatment. To improve patient care, CAMH is heading […]

by ahnationtalk on March 5, 2018705 Views

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Over years, depression changes the brain, new CAMH study shows

Over years, depression changes the brain, new CAMH study shows Persistent depression may need a different therapeutic approach, results suggest TORONTO, February 26, 2018 – Is clinical depression always the same illness, or does it change over time? New brain imaging research from the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) shows that the brain […]

by ahnationtalk on February 27, 20181485 Views

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Involuntary psychiatric admissions have increased significantly in Ontario: study

Involuntary psychiatric admissions have increased significantly in Ontario: study ​TORONTO, February 22, 2018 — Involuntary psychiatric hospital admissions have increased steadily from 70.7 per cent of all psychiatric admissions in 2009 to 77.1 per cent in 2013. In a new study from the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences (ICES) and the Centre for Addiction and […]

by pmnationtalk on February 23, 2018778 Views

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Largest study of its kind finds alcohol use biggest risk factor for dementia

TORONTO, February 20, 2018 – Alcohol use disorders are the most important preventable risk factors for the onset of all types of dementia, especially early-onset dementia. This according to a nationwide observational study, published in The Lancet Public Health journal, of over one million adults diagnosed with dementia in France. This study looked specifically at […]

by ahnationtalk on February 21, 2018822 Views

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Health Care Providers and their Role in Understanding Stigma

TORONTO, February 14, 2018 – While we know that people with mental illness and addiction often face stigma in Canadian society, we may be surprised to learn that they face it within health care environments as well. Today, the Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC) and the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) launched a free […]

by pmnationtalk on February 15, 20181040 Views

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Meeting the needs of adults with neurodevelopmental disabilities and mental illness

Meeting the needs of adults with neurodevelopmental disabilities and mental illness TORONTO, February 5, 2018 – Adults with both neurodevelopmental disabilities and a mental illness will have greater opportunities to live healthier lives, thanks to Canada’s first centre for this population being opened at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH). The Azrieli Centre […]

by pmnationtalk on February 6, 2018915 Views

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Improving our understanding of the health, social and economic impacts of cannabis legalization and regulation

Improving our understanding of the health, social and economic impacts of cannabis legalization and regulation TORONTO, January 24, 2018 – Bill Blair, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada and to the Minister of Health, visited CAMH today to announce $1.4 million in funding through the Canadian Institutes of Health […]

by ahnationtalk on January 25, 2018787 Views

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