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Dec 09, 2014, 09:43 ET

CAMH discovery of novel drug target may lead to better treatment for schizophrenia

TORONTO, Dec. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Scientists at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) have identified a novel drug target that could...

Dec 04, 2014, 00:01 ET

Over 230,000 Ontario adults seriously considered suicide in 2013, CAMH survey shows

TORONTO, Dec. 4, 2014 /CNW/ - Results from an ongoing survey conducted by the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) show that 2.2 per...

Nov 25, 2014, 12:50 ET

Mental Health Centres Applaud Ontario Mental Health Strategy

Support for the first Mental Health Wait Times Strategy will improve access to care TORONTO, Nov. 25, 2014 /CNW/ - The Ontario government's...

Nov 12, 2014, 12:01 ET

Weekend hackathon produces original mobile apps to improve student mental health

TORONTO, Nov. 12, 2014 /CNW/ - On Sunday November 9, hackers from across Ontario demonstrated 14 original mobile app concepts to support the mental...

Oct 30, 2014, 12:18 ET

Capacity doubled at Ontario's only psychiatric emergency department

Transformation driven by Breakthrough Campaign donors alongside Ministry support TORONTO, Oct. 30, 2014 /CNW/ - With increasing demand on...

Oct 22, 2014, 09:30 ET

CAMH releases video game parody to teach youth about healthy video gaming

Over 100,000 Ontario students report symptoms of a video gaming problem TORONTO, Oct. 22, 2014 /CNW/ - Fighting fire with fire, the Centre for...

Oct 09, 2014, 03:01 ET

CAMH releases new Cannabis Policy Framework

Legalization with strict regulation of cannabis is most effective way to reduce harm TORONTO, Oct. 9, 2014 /CNW/ - The Centre for Addiction...

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...