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Seeing someone you care about spin out of control

In this guest blog post Wayne Skinner, Deputy Clinical Director in CAMH’s Ambulatory Care & Structured Treatment Program and Head of the Problem Gambling Institute of Ontario, discusses what friends and family can do when a loved one is suffering from addiction. Read more

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

On Our Minds: Youth Mental Health Symposium

Are youth over-medicated?  What constitutes good child psychiatry? What are the pros and cons of labelling? These are all topics that Dr. Marshall Korenblum, Chief Psychiatrist at the Hincks-Dellcrest Centre for Children and Families, will address as the keynote speaker at the On Our Minds: Youth Mental Health symposium on Saturday, November 16 as part of this year’s Rendezvous with Madness Film Festival. Read more