TORONTO, Sept. 1, 2011 /CNW/ - With ongoing media coverage of recent
deaths of NHL players, there is an increasing focus on mental health
and substance use problems in professional sports.
Available for interview is Dr. David Goldbloom of the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH).
A world-renowned psychiatrist, Dr. Goldbloom can speak to the importance
of recognizing that depression and other mental health and addiction
problems are illnesses that can be helped through proper diagnosis and
treatment, and the powerful role that stigma can play as a barrier to
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 the area of addiction and mental
health. 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
SOURCE Centre for Addiction and Mental Health
For further information:
Media Contact: Michael Torres, Media Relations, CAMH; 416-595-6015