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13 Mar, 2017, 15:00 ET Dietary kit reduces baby blues, a precursor to postpartum depression

Nutritional supplement kit was designed for postpartum brain changes in women TORONTO, March 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ - A dietary supplement kit,...


21 Mar, 2016, 14:00 ET New international research reinforces the link between public policy and life expectancy

Changes in substance use policies associated with abrupt and significant impacts on life expectancy TORONTO, March 21, 2016 /PRNewswire/...


29 Sep, 2015, 11:30 ET CAMH home to first global centre dedicated to child and youth depression

Today marks the creation of Canada's new Cundill Centre for Child and Youth Depression and the launch of the #stopsuicide campaign TORONTO, Sept....


17 Feb, 2015, 14:05 ET New drug target for multiple sclerosis discovered

TORONTO, Feb. 17, 2015 /CNW/ - Scientists at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) have discovered a promising new approach to treat...


28 Jan, 2015, 11:01 ET New biological evidence reveals link between brain inflammation and major depression

TORONTO, Jan. 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - A new study by the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) found that the measure of brain...


09 Dec, 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...


04 Dec, 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...


25 Nov, 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...


12 Nov, 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...


30 Oct, 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...


22 Oct, 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...


09 Oct, 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...


24 Mar, 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...


13 Dec, 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...


19 Nov, 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...


09 Sep, 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...


29 Aug, 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...


14 Aug, 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...


16 Jul, 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...


02 Apr, 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...


06 Mar, 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...


04 Mar, 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...


17 Jul, 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...


08 May, 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...


27 Apr, 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...