TORONTO, Jan. 15, 2019 /CNW/ - The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) is holding a news conference on Tuesday, January 22 at 9:00 a.m. to report the findings of the latest CAMH Monitor. The survey is CAMH's primary vehicle for monitoring substance use and mental health problems among Ontario adults. First conducted in 1977, it is the longest ongoing survey of its kind of adults in Canada.
This year's results will be presented by CAMH President and CEO Dr. Catherine Zahn and will include a panel discussion of the findings. The authors of the CAMH Monitor survey will also be available for one-on-one interviews following the news conference.
WHEN: Tuesday, January 22, 2019 at 9:00 a.m.
WHERE: Sacred Space, Second Floor, 100 Stokes Street. (Bell Gateway Building)
- 9:00 a.m. - Dr. Catherine Zahn announces results of the survey
- 9:10 a.m. – Panel discussion with lead author Dr. Hayley Hamilton, Senior Scientist at CAMH's Institute for Mental Health Policy Research, CAMH Psychiatrist and VP Education Dr. Sanjeev Sockalingam and CAMH Youth Engagement Facilitator Emma McCann
- 9:35 a.m. – one-on-one interview opportunities.
Because of ongoing construction, parking is more limited than usual, so please advise if you plan to send a truck for live coverage so we can make advance arrangements.
The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) is Canada's largest mental health and addiction teaching hospital and a world leading research centre in this field. CAMH combines clinical care, research, education, policy development and health promotion to help transform the lives of people affected by mental illness and addiction. CAMH is fully affiliated with the University of Toronto, and is a Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization Collaborating Centre. For more information, please visit www.camh.ca or follow @CAMHnews on Twitter.
SOURCE Centre for Addiction and Mental Health
For further information: Media Contact: Sean O'Malley, CAMH Media Relations, (416) 595-6015 or [email protected]