By Dr. Sandy Simpson, CAMH Chief of Forensic Psychiatry
Patients at CAMH who have been found to be “Not Criminally Responsible” for their actions because of mental illness are admitted under an order of the Ontario Review Board.
The goal is recovering their mental health and returning safely and successfully to the community. Read more
World Suicide Prevention Day is September 10th. The World Health Organization has just released a global report– a call to action on this matter of life and death.In Canada, the numbers tell a sad story: Read more
By Lana Popova, Senior Scientist, Social and Epidemiological Research Department at CAMH
We live in a society where alcohol is the single most widely accepted substance. According to the Canadian Alcohol and Drug Use Monitoring Survey, among the general population 15 years of age and older, approximately 74 per cent of women consume alcohol in Canada. Read more