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Jun 13, 2019, 00:01 ET The Krembil Centre for Neuroinformatics introduces its international team of scientists

Centre aims to fundamentally change how we understand and treat mental illness TORONTO, June 13, 2019 /PRNewswire/ - The Centre for Addiction and...


Jan 11, 2018, 11:00 ET Le 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 ET Largest 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 ET Bisher 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 ET Centre 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 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,...


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


Sep 29, 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. 29, ...


Apr 30, 2015, 01:12 ET Need 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, 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...


Jan 28, 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 inflammation...


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...


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 therapeutic ...


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 new...


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 in...


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 receiving...


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 people...


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...


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 occurring in ...


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 form ...


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 other...


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...