World Suicide Prevention Day is September 10th. The World Health Organization has just released a global report– a call to action on this matter of life and death.In Canada, the numbers tell a sad story: Read more
Posts from the ‘Care & Treatment’ Category
By Lana Popova, Senior Scientist, Social and Epidemiological Research Department at CAMH
We live in a society where alcohol is the single most widely accepted substance. According to the Canadian Alcohol and Drug Use Monitoring Survey, among the general population 15 years of age and older, approximately 74 per cent of women consume alcohol in Canada. Read more
by Michael-Jane Levitan, Special Advisor in the Office of Transformative Global Health at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health
Upon touching down in Port-au-Prince, our Office of Transformative Global Health (OTGH) team travelled across bumpy roads, past UN headquarters, and headed towards the mountains. Read more
People with depressive or anxiety disorders often combine complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) therapies with medications to self-treat symptoms. CAMH’s Dr. Arun Ravindran, Chief of the Mood and Anxiety Disorders Service, and Tricia da Silva, researcher in the program discuss their recent review of natural practices and mental illness.