I’m thrilled to let you know that CAMH is one of five Toronto hospitals to receive a $10 million donation from the Slaight Family Foundation as part of a $50 million gift toward advancing healthcare for the citizens of Toronto and Ontario. The impact of the five initiatives will be both local and global and will serve people today and into the future. Read more
Recently, the Emmy for best drama series went to Breaking Bad, a story featuring a high school teacher in the US who reverted to criminal activity to pay for his cancer care. When a loved one is struck by cancer in Canada, there’s plenty of worry and heartbreak. However, one thing we aren’t burdened with is concern about how to pay our healthcare bills. If that same person becomes disabled by a mental illness, care by a psychiatrist is covered, but there are many financial obstacles on the path to recovery – like access to psychotherapy provided by a psychologist or other care provider. Read more
Yesterday, CAMH and MaRS Discovery District partnered with TVO for our second of three “Innovations in Mental Health” events. We’re proud to bring you catalytic conversations about the health issue of our century – mental health. Read more
The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) is Canada's largest mental health and addiction teaching hospital, as well as one of the world's leading research centres in the area of addiction and mental health.
We combine clinical care, research, education, policy development and health promotion to help transform the lives of people affected by mental health and addiction issues.