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2014-06-05 13:15:36

Centre for Addiction and Mental Health Women nearing menopause have higher levels of a brain protein linked to depression than both younger and menopausal women, a new study by the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) shows. This finding may explain the high rates of first-time depression seen among women in this transitional stage of life, known as perimenopause. "This is the first time that a biological change in the brain has been identified in perimenopause which is...

2013-11-15 23:24:26

Business and Municipal Leaders Support Quest Collegiate & Recovery Centres Simcoe County, Ontario (PRWEB) November 15, 2013 Ontario Municipal and Federal leaders are rallying behind a major community project that supports teens recovering from substance abuse. A first for Canada, Quest Collegiate and Recovery Centres is a charitable organization working towards the launch of two recovery education campuses in Simcoe County for 2014. "Our immediate goal is to raise awareness of...

2013-09-24 13:39:49

A survey conducted by the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) shows that a majority of those underage students in Ontario, Canada who smoke or drink are getting cigarettes and alcohol from a friend or family member. Among students in Grades 7-12 who smoked cigarettes, 58 per cent say they received their last cigarette from a friend or family member, while 19 per cent report getting them from a corner store, grocery store, gas station, or bar. Twenty-six per cent of males...

2013-09-20 23:21:21

New rehab centre uniquely qualified to treating the whole person. Toronto, ON (PRWEB) September 20, 2013 Dr. of Psychology, Christine Courbasson is pleased to announce the opening of a new drug and alcohol rehabilitation centre – Trafalgar Residence, located in in Erin, Ontario. Dr. Courbasson, Clinical Director of Trafalgar Residence says; “Most established rehab centres only attempt to provide the addict with a foundation for recovery. Little is done about addressing the mental...

2013-06-19 11:05:24

The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) has released a summary report outlining policy strategies to reduce the harms related to alcohol, with a focus on the province of Ontario, Canada. In the report titled 'Reducing Alcohol-Related Harms and Costs in Ontario: A Provincial Summary Report,' CAMH Senior Scientist Norman Giesbrecht outlines Ontario's policy strengths and provides recommendations to help decrease the $2.9 billion attributed annually to the direct and indirect costs...

2013-03-05 11:43:26

Some of the dramatic differences seen among patients with schizophrenia may be explained by a single gene that regulates a group of other schizophrenia risk genes. These findings appear in a new imaging-genetics study from the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH). The study revealed that people with schizophrenia who had a particular version of the microRNA-137 gene (or MIR137), tended to develop the illness at a younger age and had distinct brain features — both associated...


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