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...

Electronic mental health record transforms care

When treating patients requiring mental healthcare, caregivers need compassion, understanding and quick, complete and accurate access to previous treatment and health records.“Time is of...

Mental wellness: An excellent healthy workplace investment

Over a decade ago, the leaders at Toronto East General Hospital (TEGH) identified that a healthy workplace with engaged employees was critical to achieving...

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...

App helps youth tap into effective strategies to manage anxiety

It’s that time of year when many households around the country are adjusting from summer to fall schedules. Often for young people and families...

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...

Skill building program for people who care for family members with dementia

Mount Sinai Hospital was recently awarded a five-year, $2.84 million grant from the Government of Canada’s Social Development Partnerships Program to develop a Working...

Measurement and teamwork matter – wait times drop for mental health services

If you don’t track it as a team, you don’t know what could be done better for patients. That’s what staff and psychiatrists learned in...

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...

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