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...

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...

Screening for mental health in the emergency department

By Jasmine Sikand Arriving at a hospital Emergency Department (ED), patients may expect to be asked their medical condition and history as a way to...

New tool strives to create healthier workplaces by predicting and preventing employee depression

By MJ Deschamps It was in a paediatrician’s office following the birth of his daughter that Dr. JianLi Wang was first inspired to develop a...

Major traumatic injury increases risk of mental health diagnoses, suicide

People who experience major injuries requiring hospital admission, such as car crashes and falls, are at substantially increased risk of being admitted to hospital...

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