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Working to support Canada’s national efforts to safe opioid use

By Anthony Danial and Tamara Milicevic Canada is in the midst of a national opioid crisis. It is a public health emergency that crosses cultural,...

Creating new mental health supports for South Asian communities

By Sean O’Malley A Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) team has been given just over a million dollars from Health Canada to develop...

Researching the Biomarkers of Suicidality

By Mary Dickie Every day in Canada, an average of 10 people die by suicide, and as many as 135 others are profoundly affected by...

Rapid access to addiction treatment

By Donna Danyluk Ron hated his life. When he opened his eyes in the morning he had only drug use, pain and misery waiting for...

A road to recovery from depression and anxiety

By Nikki Jhutti He’s a familiar face in the halls of Providence Care Hospital. As a volunteer, Steve Myers helps out at the welcome desk, in...

Depression is the single largest predictor of substance use during pregnancy

By Crystal Mackay It is well known that tobacco, alcohol, and cannabis use during pregnancy are associated with poor birth outcomes, yet many women...
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New treatment for bipolar depression could have fewer side effects

By Vivian Sum “People who come to us have symptoms so severe that they are not able to enjoy their life, work or relationships,” says...

New options for those living with mood and anxiety disorders

By Donna Harris For people living with mood and anxiety disorders, timely access to the right clinical supports can make all the difference in the...

Ontario Shores celebrates a century of care

By Melissa Quinlan Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences (Ontario Shores) is celebrating 100 years of helping individuals living with mental illness. The organization’s journey...

The war against nicotine

  By David T. Sweanor J.D. It has become a common coffee shop experience to get engaged in discussions concerning opioid and nicotine addictions, given all...

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