“There are three pillars to success in our complex care environment: medical knowledge, communication and compassion. We are fortunate that all of our team members are inherently compassionate and empathetic. We bring the human aspect to care, which is the most critical part.”

An interdisciplinary team-oriented approach is paying off for patients in our Geriatric Mental Health services.
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Christine from North Bay nominated her family doctor to be a #CAMH Difference Maker. Do you know someone making a difference in mental health? Start your nomination:
Christine from North Bay nominated her family doctor to be a CAMH

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Dr. Benedikt Fischer clarifies what the time period is for acute impairment from cannabis use.
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We've launched evidence-based low risk cannabis use guidelines – part of a public health approach to marijuana use as we ramp up for the impending legalization and regulation of cannabis. Find out more here:
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Public health guidelines aim to lower health risks of cannabis use

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“I’m not supposed to be sitting here with you right now at all. Knowing that is what pushed me into this work in the first place. You can do it, there’s no reason you can’t do it, but it’s OK if the path is not there yet. It’s OK to be patient as long as you keep working hard.”

Read more about Mardi's perseverance and resilience:
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Honour roll student by day; shelter resident by night: Mardi's story

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"It’s a new day when the very best of First Nations ceremonial life can be shared widely."

Kahontakwas (Diane Longboat) talks about the importance of traditional ceremonies in Aboriginal culture, and how they are an integral part to a holistic approach to health and mental health.
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A new day for First Nations, Inuit and Métis Peoples at CAMH

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At CAMH and End Stigma - Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) Foundation we are inspiring a movement to change the future of mental health. That movement is helping to improve the diagnosis and treatment of mental illness and address the stigma that prevents recovery.

Through care, research, education and advocacy, CAMH difference makers are transforming lives. Read more in this...
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"Coming out as #LGBTQ is still a leading cause of youth homelessness. As a new parent, I am committed more than ever to supporting youth and their families." If you haven't read it already, check out Dr. Alex Abramovich's blog post reflecting on his first Father's Day.
Coming out as LGBTQ is still a leading cause of youth homelessness

Reflecting on my first Father’s Day

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Celebrate #Canada150 by nominating one of 150 Leading Canadians for Mental Health. Nominations close July 1 – less than two weeks away! Start your nomination today:
Celebrate Canada150 by nominating one of 150 Leading Canadians for Mental Health

CAMH Difference Makers | Two Weeks Left to Nominate

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Following the release of a study that looks at police interactions with those who have autism, read the story of a desperate mother named Lois, a troubled son with autism we will call Jack, and what a local police force did to keep a bad situation from getting even worse.

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Following the release of a study that looks at police interactions with

CAMH: The autism community and police: a case study

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A powerful program by CBC Now or Never on Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD). Thank you for sharing your story, Trevor.
A powerful program by CBC Now or Never on Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

Living with obsessive compulsive disorder

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A new study by CAMH and York University says teens and adults with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) have frequent interactions with police. And for Toronto Police Service​ Chief Mark Saunders, who has a 12-year-old son with autism, enhanced and continued training is a key priority. : TPS
A new study by CAMH and York University says teens and adults

CAMH: What happens when people with autism interact with police

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eConnexions recaps noteworthy stories from the past few weeks. The June edition is now live...check it out, won't you?
eConnexions recaps noteworthy stories from the past few weeks The June edition

The latest news from CAMH | CAMH Connexions newsletter

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The fact is, mental illness can affect anyone, including men and boys. Some shareable info-graphics for Men's Mental Health Awareness Day:
The fact is mental illness can affect anyone including men and boys
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It's Men's Mental Health Awareness Day, a time to reduce the stigma that often prevents men from seeking help. Check out our page featuring quick facts, helpful resources and stories - past and present.
Its Mens Mental Health Awareness Day a time to reduce the stigma

CAMH: Mens Mental Health Awareness Day 2017

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Mental health affects all Canadians. Take this mental health quiz now.
Mental health affects all Canadians Take this mental health quiz now

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Anne from St. John’s, NL nominated a father who supports families dealing with eating disorders. Do you know someone making a difference in mental health? Start your nomination:
Anne from St Johns NL nominated a father who supports families dealing

Newfoundland, we are looking for 150 Leading Canadians for Mental Health!

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What is Posttraumatic Growth, and how does it relate to PTSD? Psychologist Dr. Vivien Lee explains:
What is Posttraumatic Growth and how does it relate to PTSD Psychologist

Show Me a Hero and I’ll Write You a Tragedy: Posttraumatic Growth

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CAMH’s Dr. Donna Ferguson reflects on all Canada has achieved in Canada’s 150 year history and looks ahead to the work we still have left to do – specifically in the field of mental health care – in this #TBT. Celebrate #Canada150 by nominating one of 150 Leading Canadians for Mental Health. Start your nomination today: camhdifferencemakers.ca
CAMHs Dr Donna Ferguson reflects on all Canada has achieved in Canadas

“In 150 years, we have come a long way as a country and we should be proud to celebrate our achievements as a society.”

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Important news for the forensic mental health system with the funding and establishment of the International Collaboration for Excellence and Innovation in Mental Health in Corrections (I-CEIsMIC). Read more:
Important news for the forensic mental health system with the funding and

Government of Canada Invests in CAMH-led Mental Health Initiative in Correctional Facilities

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