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Mar 24, 2014, 09:20 ET

Nasal spray delivers new type of depression treatment

TORONTO, March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - A nasal spray that delivers a peptide to treat depression holds promise as a potential alternative...

Dec 13, 2013, 09:41 ET

Tips for coping with holiday stress - CAMH expert available

TORONTO, Dec. 13, 2013 /CNW/ - Do you feel more stressed during the holiday season? While this time of year can be a time of joy, many people can...

Nov 19, 2013, 12:15 ET

CAMH and Assurex Health launch joint venture to advance personalized medicine in Canada

TORONTO, Nov. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH), Canada's leading hospital for mental health, and Assurex...

Sep 09, 2013, 11:01 ET

Early-onset Parkinson's disease linked to genetic deletion

TORONTO, Sept. 9, 2013 /CNW/ - Scientists at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) and University Health Network (UHN) have found a...

Aug 29, 2013, 09:05 ET

CAMH's back to school basics

School supplies aren't all you'll need to prepare this fall TORONTO, Aug. 29, 2013 /CNW/ - Going away to college or university marks a milestone...

Aug 14, 2013, 09:05 ET

CAMH national report paves the way for improved access to youth services

TORONTO, Aug. 14, 2013 /CNW/ - A CAMH-led study of a cross-section of youth services across Canada has found that two in five young people...

Jul 16, 2013, 09:05 ET

CAMH scientists discover genetic changes that may contribute to the onset of schizophrenia

TORONTO, July 16, 2013 /CNW/ - Scientists from the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) have discovered rare genetic changes that may be...

Apr 02, 2013, 09:15 ET

CAMH study shows mental illness associated with heavy cannabis use

TORONTO, April 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - People with mental illnesses are more than seven times more likely to use cannabis weekly compared to...

Mar 06, 2013, 13:45 ET

Sobriety Test: CAMH Report Rates Provinces on Alcohol Policies

TORONTO, March 6, 2013 /CNW/ - The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) has released a national report scoring each province on their...

Mar 04, 2013, 09:15 ET

Unhealthy drinking widespread around the world, CAMH study shows

TORONTO, March 4, 2013 /CNW/ - A new study by the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) shows that alcohol is now the third leading cause...

Jul 17, 2012, 09:00 ET

Genetic link to rapid weight gain from antipsychotics discovered

TORONTO, July 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Scientists have discovered two genetic variants associated with the substantial, rapid weight gain...

May 08, 2012, 12:08 ET

Mental Health Centres Applaud First Ever Mental Health Strategy for Canada

Strategy is a Long Awaited Call to Action on Mental Health TORONTO, May 8, 2012 /CNW/ - Canada's first national mental health strategy was...

Apr 27, 2012, 09:05 ET

New form of intellectual disability discovered

TORONTO, April 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Researchers at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) led a study discovering a gene for a new...

Apr 17, 2012, 09:00 ET

Opioids associated with highest risk of death

TORONTO, April 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - People with an opioid addiction had the highest risk of death when compared with rates for alcohol and...

Apr 03, 2012, 09:00 ET

CAMH Launches Self-Help Web Site and Mobile App for Problem Gambling

TORONTO, April 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - The Problem Gambling Institute of Ontario (PGIO) at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) today...

Nov 08, 2011, 09:00 ET

CAMH study suggests increased risk of schizophrenia in heavy methamphetamine users

Canadian scientists also confirm previous research showing possible link between cannabis dependence and schizophrenia TORONTO, Nov. 8, 2011...

Sep 01, 2011, 09:00 ET

Women who marry as children at greater risk for mental illness

TORONTO, Sept. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - New research from the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) shows that women who marry as...

Aug 02, 2011, 09:00 ET

Brain chemical may explain why heavy smokers feel sad after quitting

TORONTO, Aug. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Heavy smokers may experience sadness after quitting because early withdrawal leads to an increase in the...

Feb 08, 2011, 09:00 ET

New combination of brain imaging and genetic analysis may help identify people at early risk for Alzheimer's disease

TORONTO, Feb. 8 /PRNewswire/ - A new study from the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) has found evidence suggesting that a variation...

Dec 07, 2010, 09:00 ET

Mindfulness meditation found to be as effective as antidepressant medication in prevention of depression relapse

TORONTO, Dec. 7 /PRNewswire/ - A new study from the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) has found that mindfulness-based cognitive...