Centre for Addiction and Mental Health

Type: Organization
Name: Centre for Addiction and Mental Health
First reported Sep 14 2014 - Updated Sep 14 2014 - 1 reports

Helping Kick The Habit

3:13 PM by Huron Health Unit offering a smoking-cessation workshop later this month.(Huron County) -The Huron County Health Unit is taking advantage of the second most popular month of the year when smokers try to kick the habit.Public Health Nurse Julie ... [Published Bayshore Broadcasting Corporation - Sep 14 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 3 reports

Toronto cops catch fugitive mom beheader

A Toronto man who beheaded his mother four years ago was captured by Toronto Police Wednesday night after he failed to return to the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health at the conclusion of a day pass earlier this week. ... [Published CNEWS - Sep 11 2014]
Entities: Beheading, Fugitive, Toronto
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 13 reports

Toronto cops catch fugitive mom beheader

Thomas Brailsford, 54Credits: Toronto Police Handout/QMI Agency | QMI AGENCYTORONTO - A city man who beheaded his 78-year-old mother four years ago was caught by police Wednesday night after he failed to return to the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health ... [Published Sun News - Sep 11 2014]
Entities: Beheading, Fugitive, Toronto
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

Unlawfully At Large, Thomas Brailsford, 54

Broadcast time: 13:42Tuesday, September 9, 201414 Division416-808-1400The Toronto Police Service is requesting the public's assistance locating a man who is Unlawfully at Large.Thomas Brailsford, 54, was last seen on Monday, September 8, 2014, at 10 a.m., ... [Published Noodls - Sep 09 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

Meet the new drunk driver

Anniversaries are powerful reminders. This week, Waterloo Region remembered a terrible accident that happened 30 years ago.On Sept. 8, 1984, four teenagers on a rural hayride near Elmira were killed when a car travelling at high speed smashed into them. ... [Published Waterloo Region Record - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 05 2014 - Updated Sep 05 2014 - 1 reports

Workplaces Must Shift Their Thinking About Mental Health

This post is part of a series from partners, speakers and delegates in the lead up to the G20 Leader's Summit in November 2014. G20 Leaders are charged with reaching a 2 per cent growth rate and have invited organizations like G(irls)20 to make recommendations ... [Published Huffington Post Canada - Sep 05 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Couples Smoking Weed Together Might Know The Secret To Good Relationships

If you smoke marijuana and your partner does too, we have good news for you: you're likely in the least abusive kind of relationship.As the Newsy video above notes, a University of Buffalo study that was meant to be looking at how alcohol affects couples ... [Published Huffington Post Canada - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Distracted driving requires attention

We applaud the province on its decision to bring further attention to the issue of distracted driving in Ontario.The province implemented prudent public policy in 2009 in bringing in sanctions for engaging in such things as texting while driving. The ... [Published Guelph Mercury - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 3 reports

Province to reintroduce bill with $1,000 fine for texting while driving

TORONTO -- Drivers in Ontario could soon face much stiffer penalties for texting behind the wheel, as the governing Liberals are set to reintroduce a bill that would boost the maximum fine to $1,000.Transportation Minister Steven Del Duca said Tuesday ... [Published CTV News - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

Mindfulness-based depression therapy reduces health care visits -- ScienceDaily

A mindfulness-based therapy for depression has the added benefit of reducing health-care visits among patients who often see their family doctors, according to a new study by the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) and the Institute for Clinical ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 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 - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 2 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]

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...He was last seen in the Queen St. W and Ossington Ave. area around 10 a.m. that day. "Due to the length of time away from help, his risk level has been upgraded" police said. Brailsford was charged with first-degree murder in July 2010 after he alerted police to the death of his mother, Barbara Starkey-Brails...
Considered "unlawfully at large', the description of Brailsford won't leave too many people resting comfortably until he his found. He is described..."
"This is an important opportunity to enhance discovery of new therapeutics targeted at mental health and neurodegenerative disorders."
...She noted that conditions such as dementia and depression are on the rise worldwide affecting hundreds of millions. "We must make inroads in tackling these health challenges through innovation and strategic collaboration."

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A Predictive Microsimulation Model to Estimate ... [Published Sexual Development - 11 hours ago]
U of T collaborates with Janssen Inc. and Johns... [Published The Varsity Online - Sep 15 2014]
Helping Kick The Habit [Published Bayshore Broadcasting Corporation - Sep 14 2014]
Anorexia: A ‘new passion’ may help people recover [Published Globe and Mail - Sep 14 2014]
Toronto cops catch fugitive mom beheader [Published CNEWS - Sep 11 2014]
Toronto cops catch fugitive mom beheader [Published Sun News - Sep 11 2014]
Back in custody after escape [Published Castanet.net - Sep 11 2014]
Man who beheaded mother back in custody after d... [Published CTV News - Sep 11 2014]
Man at large found in Toronto [Published Global News Canada - Sep 11 2014]
Toronto man who beheaded his mom on the loose [Published Canada Standard - Sep 11 2014]
Police locate missing man from CAMH [Published 680 News - Sep 11 2014]
Man "unlawfully at large" has been located, pol... [Published Pulse 24 - Sep 11 2014]
Man who beheaded mum is missing after being giv... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Sep 11 2014]
Man who beheaded mum is missing after being giv... [Published Metro.co.uk - Sep 11 2014]
Fall Allergies [Published South Africa Genration Next - Sep 11 2014]
Toronto man who beheaded his mom on the loose [Published CNEWS - Sep 11 2014]
Man found not criminally responsible for behead... [Published Toronto Star Online - Sep 10 2014]
Man who beheaded mother granted day pass in Tor... [Published Sun News - Sep 10 2014]
Man 'unlawfully at large' in Queen West area [Published CBC - Sep 10 2014]
UPDATED Toronto police searching for missing ma... [Published 680 News - Sep 10 2014]
Unlawfully At Large, Thomas Brailsford, 54, Upd... [Published Noodls - Sep 10 2014]
Meet the new drunk driver [Published Waterloo Region Record - Sep 10 2014]
Unlawfully At Large, Thomas Brailsford, 54 [Published Noodls - Sep 09 2014]
University of Toronto partners with Janssen and... [Published Pharmaceutical Technology - Sep 09 2014]
Concerns raised over demographic data collectio... [Published Globe and Mail - Sep 09 2014]
University of Toronto announces strategic colla... [Published Noodls - Sep 09 2014]
J&J Innovation, Janssen Join Univ. of Toronto i... [Published Genetic Engineering News - Sep 08 2014]
J&J, Janssen Partner with University of Toronto... [Published Drug Discovery and Development - Sep 08 2014]
Janssen Inc. and Johnson & Johnson Innovation e... [Published Canada NewsWire - Sep 08 2014]
Going forward means looking back for TCHC: Fiorito [Published Toronto Star Online - Sep 08 2014]
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Ontario Liberals reintroducing bill to toughen ... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Aug 26 2014]
TORONTO — Drivers in Ontario could soon face much stiffer penalties for texting behind the wheel, as the governing Liberals are set to reintroduce a bill that would boost the maximum fine to $1,000. Transportation Minister Steven Del Duca said Tuesday ...
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 ...
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