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Jan 11, 2018, 11:00 ETLe don le plus important jamais effectué au profit de la santé mentale suscitera l'espoir chez tous les Canadiens

La santé mentale est la cause première d'invalidité dans le monde et elle affecte plus de 6,7 millions de Canadiens. Le Centre de toxicomanie et de...


Jan 11, 2018, 11:00 ETLargest donation ever for mental health will bring hope to all Canadians

TORONTO, Jan. 11, 2018 /PRNewswire/ - Mental illness is the world's leading cause of disability, affecting more than 6.7 million Canadians. The...


Jan 11, 2018, 10:29 ETBisher umfangreichste Spende zur Förderung psychischer Gesundheit lässt Kanadier Hoffnung schöpfen

Psychische Erkrankungen sind die weltweit häufigste Ursache für Behinderung - mehr als 6,7 Millionen Kanadier sind betroffen. Das Centre for...


Sep 07, 2017, 10:30 ETCentre for Addiction and Mental Health announces opening of Krembil Centre for Neuroinformatics

TORONTO, Sept. 7, 2017 /PRNewswire/ - Breakthroughs in understanding mental illness are coming from a surprising new source—big data. This morning...


Mar 13, 2017, 15:00 ETDietary 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,...


Mar 21, 2016, 02:00 ETNew 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/ - While...


Sep 29, 2015, 11:30 ETCAMH 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. 29, ...


Apr 30, 2015, 01:12 ETNeed a Source? CAMH experts available for Mental Health Week 2015

TORONTO, April 30, 2015 /CNW/ - One in five Canadians will experience a mental health problem each year, one in 10 men will struggle with depression, ...


Feb 17, 2015, 02:05 ETNew 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...


Jan 28, 2015, 11:01 ETNew 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 inflammation...


Dec 09, 2014, 09:43 ETCAMH 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, 12:01 ETOver 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 cent -- ...


Nov 25, 2014, 12:50 ETMental 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 next...


Nov 12, 2014, 12:01 ETWeekend 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 ETCapacity 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 Ontario's...


Oct 22, 2014, 09:30 ETCAMH 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 ETCAMH 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 and...


Mar 24, 2014, 09:20 ETNasal 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 therapeutic ...


Dec 13, 2013, 09:41 ETTips 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 ETCAMH 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 ETEarly-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 new...


Aug 29, 2013, 09:05 ETCAMH'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 in...


Aug 14, 2013, 09:05 ETCAMH 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 receiving...


Jul 16, 2013, 09:05 ETCAMH 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 ETCAMH 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 people...