Centre for Addiction and Mental Health

Type: Organization
Name: Centre for Addiction and Mental Health
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Suicidal Pasts Preventing Future Movements

The Rainbow Bridge, connecting Niagara Falls, Ontario, with New York State.Earlier this week Ann Cavoukian, Ontario’s privacy commissioner, released her findings on how Ontarians where being denied entry into the US because of prior suicide attempts. ... [Published TVO.org - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

TBI places teens at higher risk of suicide, risky behaviors

In a Canadian study, teenagers who suffered a traumatic brain injury such as a concussion had “significantly greater odds” of attempting suicide, being bullied and engaging in a variety of high-risk behaviors.These teens also are more likely to become ... [Published Nurse.com - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 2 reports

Concussions linked to increase in suicides, criminality, bullying: St. Mike’s study

Ontario teens who have suffered concussions or other traumatic brain injuries are more likely to lead troubled lives marked by suicide, criminal behaviour and bullying, new research shows.The study, published Tuesday in the journal PLOS ONE , shows that ... [Published Toronto Star Online - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Mental Health Community Committed to Repairing Damage Caused by Bill C-14, Not Criminally Responsible Reform Act

/CNW/ - Eleven national health organizations opposed to the Not Criminally Responsible Reform Act expressed their disappointment in the legislative process that has allowed a bill to pass that could jeopardize public safety, limit recovery for victims, ... [Published Canada NewsWire - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 04 2014 - Updated Apr 04 2014 - 1 reports

Study urges provinces to raise drinking age

Raising the drinking age for males across Canada would save lives shows new research out of the University of Northern British Columbia.Dr. Russell Callaghan found that men who are just older than the drinking age have significant and abrupt increases ... [Published CTV News - Apr 04 2014]
First reported Apr 01 2014 - Updated Apr 01 2014 - 1 reports

Taking up the torch

TweetSheila Lacroix earns Agnes Macphail AwardSheila Lacroix’s work for the community was recently rewardedThe echoes and spirit of 20th-century political trailblazer Agnes Campbell Macphail are still resonating through East York citizens.On March 24, ... [Published Postcity.com - Apr 01 2014]
First reported Mar 31 2014 - Updated Apr 01 2014 - 2 reports

Two new genes linked to intellectual disability

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 ... [Published Medical Xpress - Mar 31 2014]
First reported Mar 29 2014 - Updated Mar 29 2014 - 1 reports

Pot-Smoking Teenagers Do Better In School Than Cigarette Smokers

Are you telling me that drugs don’t ruin your life? Canada’s CTV News reports:Students who only smoke marijuana do better at school than classmates who smoke just tobacco, says a new study, which tracked substance use among teens over 30 years.Researchers ... [Published Disinformation - Mar 29 2014]
First reported Mar 27 2014 - Updated Mar 27 2014 - 1 reports

Pothead Students Beat Out Kids Who Smoke Cigs

Students who only smoke marijuana do better at school than classmates who smoke just tobacco, or who smoke both tobacco and pot, says a new study, which tracked substance use among teens over 30 years, according to CTVNews.ca.The site reports researchers ... [Published NewsOK.com - Mar 27 2014]
First reported Mar 27 2014 - Updated Mar 27 2014 - 1 reports

Nasal spray could provide highly-targeted treatment for depression

A nasal spray containing a specially-developed protein peptide could form the basis for highly-targeted treatment for depression, new research from the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) has shown. The peptide, when delivered in spray from, ... [Published Gizmag - Mar 27 2014]
First reported Mar 24 2014 - Updated Mar 25 2014 - 5 reports

Nasal spray holds promise as potential alternative therapeutic approach for depression

A nasal spray that delivers a peptide to treat depression holds promise as a potential alternative therapeutic approach, research from the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) shows.The study, led by CAMH's Dr. Fang Liu, is published online in ... [Published News-Medical.Net - Mar 25 2014]
First reported Mar 22 2014 - Updated Mar 22 2014 - 2 reports

Biological Hazard - North-America - Canada

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 ... [Published RSOE EDIS - Emergency and Disaster Information - Mar 22 2014]

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...Pugash of the Toronto Police  stated on the day of the press conference, that the Toronto Police Service "feels the information is important for officers to have, and if Cavoukian doesn't want it shared with American officials, then she should ask the Mounties to change who has access to what data."
Prof. Ilie says, "These results show that preventable brain injuries and mental health and behavioral problems among teens continue to remain a blind spot in our culture. These kids are falling through the cracks."
"We know from a previous study based on OSDUHS data that as many as 20 per cent of adolescents in Ontario said they have experienced a traumatic brain injury in their lifetime" said Dr. Robert Mann, senior scientist at CAMH and director of the OSDUHS...
...Sandy Simpson, Chief of Forensic Psychiatry at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health. "While previous crimes may be an indicator of future crimes in the criminal system, this is not the case for people found NCR. This unjust category may result in people with serious mental illness, who are in fact NCR, going to jail instead of a health facility where their needs, and society's, would be better served"

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Vaping: The battle for acceptance is rising [Published Toronto Star Online - Apr 20 2014]
'Not criminally responsible' law misses point: ... [Published Toronto Star Online - Apr 20 2014]
Removing psychiatric patients’ cigarettes deepe... [Published Toronto Star Online - Apr 19 2014]
Beyond the baby blues [Published Globe and Mail - Apr 17 2014]
Suicidal Pasts Preventing Future Movements [Published TVO.org - Apr 17 2014]
Medical News Today: Teens more likely to attemp... [Published Medical News Today - Apr 17 2014]
TBI places teens at higher risk of suicide, ris... [Published Nurse.com - Apr 17 2014]
Concussions linked to increase in suicides, cri... [Published Toronto Star Online - Apr 15 2014]
Teenagers who have had a concussion also have h... [Published Medical Xpress - Apr 15 2014]
Mental Health Community Committed to Repairing ... [Published Canada NewsWire - Apr 14 2014]
Commissioner Cavoukian calls for Ontario Police... [Published Canada NewsWire - Apr 14 2014]
Rethinking schizophrenia, starting with the name [Published Toronto Star Online - Apr 11 2014]
Expanding alcohol sales a step in the wrong dir... [Published Peterborough Examiner - Apr 11 2014]
Province won’t enforce liquor licence conditions [Published Toronto Star Online - Apr 09 2014]
Williamson Chong Architects named recipient of ... [Published Canadian Architect - Apr 09 2014]
Road to Recovery [Published OHS Canada - Apr 08 2014]
Group Benefits Providers Report: No More Silos [Published Benefits Canada - Apr 07 2014]
U of T principal chosen as president of Univers... [Published Globe and Mail - Apr 06 2014]
Study urges provinces to raise drinking age [Published CTV News - Apr 04 2014]
Finding a cure for hate [Published Toronto Star Online - Apr 04 2014]
Taking up the torch [Published Postcity.com - Apr 01 2014]
Make your morning coffee count June 17 [Published Northumberland Today - Apr 01 2014]
Student Spotlight: Quest to Cure Mental Illness [Published Trent Arthur - Apr 01 2014]
A Part to Play- Gordon Cressy [Published Dolce Vita Magazine - Apr 01 2014]
OPG execs again top ‘sunshine list’ [Published Fort Frances Times - Apr 01 2014]
Genetic factor contributes to forgetfulness [Published Health Canal - Apr 01 2014]
Canadian researcher discovers 2 new genes linke... [Published Canadian BioTechnologist2.0 - Mar 31 2014]
Two new genes linked to intellectual disability [Published Medical Xpress - Mar 31 2014]
CAMH researcher discovers 2 new genes linked to... [Published EurekAlert! - Mar 31 2014]
Pot-smoking students 'perform better academical... [Published Mail Online UK - Mar 31 2014]
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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 ...
BH : A/H1N1 / North-America / Canada [0:3] [Published RSOE EDIS - EBHWM - Mar 22 2014]
EDIS Number: BH-20140322-43094-CAN Date / time: 22/03/2014 05:54:05 [UTC] Event: Biological Hazard Name of Hazard: A/H1N1 Area: North-America Country: Canada State/County: Province of Ontario City: Toronto Description: Three cases of the H1N1 ...
‘Their faith keeps them clean’: Homeless people... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Feb 18 2014]
Homeless people who regularly attend church or other religious ceremonies are less likely to consume alcohol, cocaine and opioids, suggests a new B.C. study that argues religious practice should be better incorporated into substance-abuse treatment. ...
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Assurex Health Announces International Expansio... [Published Financial Services - Nov 19 2013]
Lenczner Slaght Welcomes Three New Associates [Published PR Newswire - Sep 10 2013]
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