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Posts from the ‘Research & Innovation’ Category

Preventing and treating FASD in Canada’s North

Senior Scientist Lana Popova blogs about her experience at the Canada Northwest FASD Partnership Symposium.

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Hope on the Horizon for Alzheimer’s Patients

For Alzheimer Awareness Month, CAMH’s Chief of Geriatric Psychiatry Dr. Tarek Rajji blogs about our latest research.

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Fundamentals of Addiction: a new approach

November 18-22 is National Addictions Awareness Week (NAAW), an annual national campaign by the Canadian Centre for Substance Abuse (CCSA) to highlight issues and solutions to help address alcohol and drug-related harm. This National Addictions Awareness Week, CAMH is celebrating the release of a new book, Fundamentals of Addiction: A Practical Guide for Counsellors. Read more

Food Insecurity in Canada

In a country of relative wealth, the fact that 1 in 8 Canadian families struggle to get enough food comes as a shock. This Q&A, with food policy and food systems expert Dr. Catherine Mah, takes a close look at how food insecurity affects Canadians, and what we can do about it. Read more

Is marijuana dangerous? Should it be legal?

A spate of politicians recently admitted to smoking marijuana, and the public, for the most part, shrugged its shoulders.  With talk of decriminalization gaining momentum, writer Jenny Hall spoke to Dr. Bernard Le Foll about pot’s effect on the body and brain, and about the complex issues that surround the debate over legalization. Read more

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