A new way to help clients with depression and alcohol use

James* has been through periods of depression on and off for many years. He’d sought help through a number of agencies, including CAMH. In...

An opioid crisis?

One in every eight deaths among young adults is related to #opioid overdose The misuse and abuse of opioids -- strong painkillers such as morphine,...

Acupuncture turns addict into a believer

Ed Dowdell can’t remember a time when he wasn’t on something. He started drinking at the age of seven and then added drugs into the...

A decade of the Common Drug Review

Within the health care arena, how many examples of federal, provincial and territorial collaboration can you name?  How many have endured for over a...

New clinic provides rapid response for kids in crisis

Parents and caregivers can hit the emergency button on a child’s mental health crisis much sooner now thanks to a new clinic at Hotel...

Unlocking the door to better housing for people with mental illness

You wouldn’t know it driving down residential Moonlight Avenue, in Sudbury, Ontario, that there are people living in a group home setting with mental...

Helping patients butt out gets results

It’s one of the hardest habits to break but with just a little help at the right time, patients about to undergo surgery can...

National report paves the way for improved access to youth services

A Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) led study of a cross-section of youth services across Canada has found that two in five...

Treating Schizophrenia: What’s the evidence?

Schizophrenia is a chronic mental illness that requires lifelong treatment. Symptoms can be highly disruptive to a patient’s life and include hallucinations, delusions, cognitive...

New report calls for expanding evidence-based treatment for opioid dependence

Access to heroin and opioid medical treatment should be expanded to reduce the harms associated with addiction, according to a new report from researchers...

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