New CAMH campaign aims to change Canadian suicide statistics

It’s the most severe outcome of mental illness and for most of us, it’s not easy to talk about suicide. In Canada, 11 people die by suicide every day. That’s … Read More

Toronto’s CAMH says police should not be 1st responders to mental health calls

Toronto’s Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) says police officers should not be the first responders on scene to a mental health crisis or person in mental health distress. … Read More

CAMH survey looks at binge drinking, financial anxiety during coronavirus pandemic

TORONTO – A recent survey of about 1,000 Canadians suggests heavy drinking is highest among younger people and those worried about personal finances due to the pandemic. The survey conducted … Read More

Calls to distress lines jump as COVID-19 sparks dislocation and anxiety

TORONTO — Crisis lines and mental health professionals are seeing a jump in calls as Canadians come to grips with the unprecedented disruption caused by the COVID-19 pandemic and the … Read More