Centre for Addiction and Mental Health

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Name: Centre for Addiction and Mental Health
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

Mindfulness-based depression therapy reduces health care visits

Canada NewsWireTORONTO, Aug. 21, 2014TORONTOThe research showed that frequent health service users who received mindfulness-based cognitive therapy showed a significant reduction in non-mental health care visits over a one-year period, compared with those ... [Published Digital Journal - 7 hours ago]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

From the desk of OPP Insp. Tim Melanson

Distracted driving under reportedDistracted driving is cited as a causal factor in 30 to 50 per cent of traffic collisions in Ontario, but is probably much higher due to under-reporting.Distracted driving is a form of impaired driving as the driver’s ... [Published My Kawartha - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Board of Health asks province for e-cigarette ban

Smoking electronic cigarettes, or vaping, could soon be banned wherever lighting up conventional cigarettes is off-limits.Toronto's Board of Health voted on Monday to ask the Ontario government to ban the use of e-cigarettes wherever smoking is not a ... [Published CTV News - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Toronto board of health asks province for e-cigarette ban

Toronto’s board of health is asking the province to impose an Ontario-wide ban on electronic cigarettes, or e-cigarettes, wherever smoking is prohibited.“The best thing for the province to do is to tackle this right away and get a legislative framework ... [Published Toronto Star Online - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

Liquor licensing impasse resolved

Toronto and the Ontario government have tentatively resolved a dispute that had left new businesses with no way to get a liquor licence.City council will decide next week whether to OK the new arrangements, which would end uncertainty for licence applicants ... [Published Toronto Star Online - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

The bottom line on e-cigarettes: Are they safe?

By Jackie MiddletonE-cigarettes are hyped as a new tool for butting out. They are smokeless, have no tobacco, and feature a battery-operated cartridge that warms a liquid that may contain nicotine, water, flavouring and propylene glycol (an alcohol that ... [Published Best Health Magazine - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

Robin Williams's death leads to spike in charitable donations

CBC  –The death of beloved comedian Robin Williams has led to a surge in charitable donations around the world. The Oscar-winner, who is best known for his hilarious onscreen antics, was best known off-screen for his charitable work.Now, individuals around ... [Published Yahoo! Canada - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

Can Robin Williams's death change how we talk about suicide?

The death of comedian Robin Williams came as a shock to his many fans around the world and has re-opened a conversation on addiction and mental health.Yet, the insensitive reactions that have flared up on some media outlets — and on the Twitter account ... [Published CKWS Kingston News - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 07 2014 - Updated Aug 08 2014 - 2 reports

Adults with autism focus of new Ontario working group

Susan Burton-Bowler, 61, has lived with autism all her life. But it was only four years ago, when she started seeing a mental health professional, that she began to unpick the tangle of anxiety, depression, and obsessive compulsive disorder that had drawn ... [Published Toronto Star Online - Aug 08 2014]
First reported Aug 05 2014 - Updated Aug 05 2014 - 1 reports

Lack of motivation affects cognitive performance in schizophrenia, research shows -- ScienceDaily

New research from the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) shows a significant relationship between motivational deficit and poor cognitive performance in people with schizophrenia. The study, published online in JAMA Psychiatry, is one of the ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Aug 05 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

New research shows lack of motivation affects cognitive performance in schizophrenia

New research from the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) shows a significant relationship between motivational deficit and poor cognitive performance in people with schizophrenia. The study, published online in JAMA Psychiatry, is one of the ... [Published Medical Xpress - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 2 reports

Cardiff University Sheds New Light On Biology Underlying Schizophrenia

As part of a multinational, collaborative effort, researchers from Canada's Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) have helped identify over 100 locations in the human genome associated with the risk of developing schizophrenia, in what is the ... [Published BioSpace - Jul 22 2014]

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"More research would need to happen in this area so that we aren't repeating the mistakes of our past and making more people in a new generation addiction to tobacco" Riad-Allen told CP24 on Monday
...road to mental wellness with GeneSight as an integral part of informing their treatment decisions," said Virginia C Drosos, CEO of Assurex Health. "We hope to bring the value of GeneSight to many more clinicians and patients who are working together to manage their mental health, chronic pain, and ADHD."
"It's hard to imagine, isn't it?" says Smith, "Something inside you is so horrible or you're such a coward, or whatever the reason, that you decide you have to end it."

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Mindfulness-based depression therapy reduces he... [Published Digital Journal - 7 hours ago]
From the desk of OPP Insp. Tim Melanson [Published My Kawartha - Aug 20 2014]
Toronto Board of Health calls on province to in... [Published Inside Toronto - Aug 19 2014]
Board of Health asks province for e-cigarette ban [Published CTV News - Aug 19 2014]
Toronto board of health asks province for e-cig... [Published Toronto Star Online - Aug 19 2014]
Liquor licensing impasse resolved [Published Toronto Star Online - Aug 18 2014]
Board of Health discusses proposed e-cigarette ... [Published Pulse 24 - Aug 18 2014]
The bottom line on e-cigarettes: Are they safe? [Published Best Health Magazine - Aug 18 2014]
Trinity Bellwoods white squirrel found dead [Published Toronto Star Online - Aug 18 2014]
Mental Wellness Milestone: 100,000 Patients Tes... [Published Digital Journal - Aug 18 2014]
Dysthymia Global Clinical Trials Review, H1, 20... [Published Individual.com - Aug 15 2014]
Robin Williams's death leads to spike in charit... [Published Yahoo! Canada - Aug 15 2014]
Charitable donations spike following death of R... [Published CBC - Aug 15 2014]
Can Robin Williams's death change how we talk a... [Published CKWS Kingston News - Aug 14 2014]
Medicure's Tardoxal effect not statistically si... [Published Stockwatch - Aug 13 2014]
Medicure Provides Update on Tardoxal and TEND-T... [Published The CW44 Tampa Bay - Aug 13 2014]
Medicure Provides Update on Tardoxal and TEND-T... [Published BusinessWeek - Aug 13 2014]
#SuicidePrevention trends on Twitter after news... [Published Global News Canada - Aug 12 2014]
#SuicidePrevention trends on Twitter after news... [Published Global News Canada - Aug 12 2014]
Not just a diploma: CAMH students R.E.A.C.H. fo... [Published Hospital News - Aug 09 2014]
Philanthropist Raymond Chang’s death casts “pal... [Published Toronto Star Online - Aug 09 2014]
Adults with autism focus of new Ontario working... [Published Toronto Star Online - Aug 08 2014]
Adding More Psychiatrists to a Flawed System Wo... [Published Huffington Post Canada - Aug 07 2014]
New Ontario working group to address mental hea... [Published Canada NewsWire - Aug 07 2014]
Deaths at VELD festival shed light on party-dru... [Published Globe and Mail - Aug 06 2014]
Quit Yellen at Janet [Published Globe and Mail - Aug 05 2014]
Developments on the Biology Underlying Schizoph... [Published Huffington Post Canada - Aug 05 2014]
Lack of motivation affects cognitive performanc... [Published DailyMe.Com - Aug 05 2014]
Chang was a 2014 recipient of the Order of Canada. [Published Caribbean Today - Aug 04 2014]
Small DNA modifications predict brain's threat ... [Published Medical Xpress - Aug 03 2014]
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Teen texting while driving rampant, Ontario sur... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Jul 09 2014]
An alarming proportion of Ontario teenagers admit that they have texted while behind the wheel of a vehicle, says a survey of Grade 7 to 12 students in the province conducted for the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health. The 2013 Ontario Student Drug ...
Ontario convenience store group hits back at Be... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Apr 23 2014]
TORONTO — Ontario’s convenience stores fought back against suggestions they would sell alcohol to minors Wednesday as they renewed their push for the right to stock wine and beer. The move by the Ontario Convenience Stores Association comes on the heels ...
Canadian researcher discovers 2 new genes linke... [Published Canadian BioTechnologist2.0 - Mar 31 2014]
Researchers at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health have discovered two new genes linked to intellectual disability, according to two research studies published concurrently this month in the journals Human Genetics and Human Molecular Genetics. ...
Nasal spray delivers new type of depression tre... [Published PR Newswire: General Business - Mar 24 2014]
TORONTO, March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - A nasal spray that delivers a peptide totreat depression holds promise as a potential alternative therapeuticapproach, research from the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health(CAMH) shows.The study, led by CAMH's ...
Biological Hazard - North-America - Canada [Published RSOE EDIS - Emergency and Disaster Information - Mar 22 2014]
EDIS Number: BH-20140322-43094-CAN Date / time: 22/03/2014 05:54:05 [UTC] Event: Biological Hazard Area: North-America Country: Canada State/County: Province of Ontario Location: Toronto Number of Deads: N/A Number of Injured: N/A Number of ...
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