Tag: CAMH

Biological Changes Could Be Underlying Factor For Higher Rates of Psychosis in Immigrants.

A new study could explain how migrating to another country increases a person’s risk of developing schizophrenia, by altering brain chemistry. Immigrants had higher levels of the brain chemical dopamine than non-immigrants in the study, conducted by the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) in Toronto and the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience, […]

230,000 Ontario adults considered suicide in 2013

“First Centre for Mental Health and Addictions survey to ask specifically about suicide reveals sharp increase in people reporting poor mental health, particularly younger adults” Link down below. Thoughts? – M ————————————————————————————————– A new study from Canada’s largest mental health and addiction research centre suggests more than 230,000 Ontario adults “seriously contemplated suicide” in 2013. […]