Federal Government's Proposed Criminal Code Amendments - Expert Comment Available

TORONTO, Nov. 27, 2012 /CNW/ - The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health's forensic mental health expert Dr. Sandy Simpson is available to give follow up interviews on Professor Ian Hunter's analysis of the federal government's proposed changes to the NCR (not criminally responsible) system, addressing the issues from a clinical and systems perspective.

The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) is Canada's largest mental health and addiction teaching hospital, as well as one of the world's leading research centres in its field. CAMH combines clinical care, research, education, policy development and health promotion to help transform the lives of people affected by mental health and addiction issues. 

CAMH is fully affiliated with the University of Toronto, and is a Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization Collaborating Centre.

SOURCE: Centre for Addiction and Mental Health

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Media contact: Michael Torres, CAMH Media Relations, 416-595-6015; or by email at media@camh.ca