For Alzheimer Awareness Month, CAMH’s Chief of Geriatric Psychiatry Dr. Tarek Rajji blogs about our latest research.
Misplacing house keys or forgetting where you parked at the shopping mall – we can all relate to slips in memory. For those living with Alzheimer disease, coping with the challenges of dementia and struggling with memory have a real impact on everyday life. As a clinician and a researcher, I’m excited about advances we’ve made in the field of Alzheimer disease, which offer hope for better treatments in the future. Read more
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
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
CAMH scientist Kate Graham and her colleagues in Australia, the U.K., and the U.S. feel that laws prohibiting the sale of alcohol in bars to intoxicated customers are still not working. Read more