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SAPACCY Reaches out to LGBTQ Youth

CAMH therapist Leo Edwards knows the work he’s doing in the Substance Abuse Program for African Canadian and Caribbean Youth (SAPACCY) is important. Treating African Canadian and Caribbean youth who have substance use and mental health challenges is significant and now they have also taken on the task of treating black youth who identify as LGBTQ. Read more

Mental illness and the law: a revealing look at the NCR process

This past weekend I found myself in a sold-out theatre taking in John Kastner’s film NCR: Not Criminally Responsible at the Hot Docs Film fest. The documentary tells the story of a man, Sean Clifton, who is found NCR after stabbing a woman in a mall parking lot. The timing of its release is perfect. We couldn’t be at a more critical time in history given the federal government’s proposed changes to the NCR defense. Read more

Explore Mental Health with CAMH and TVO

To mark Mental Health Week, CAMH and TVO have partnered for the second Mental Health Matters series. From May 3 to 12, tune in to TVO’s The Agenda for a week of programming dedicated to mental health issues and featuring CAMH clients and experts. The Agenda airs weeknights at 8pm. Read more

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