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CAMH Knowledge Exchange gives you quick access to the best available online information, tools and resources. As it evolves, KnowledgeX will also provide opportunities to collaborate and communicate with other addiction and mental health professionals. More about the site.

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CAMH Clinical Day 10`4

CAMH Clinical Day:
Spotlight on Concurrent Disorders
May 1, 2014

CAMH Clinical Day is a one-day event designed to provide education on evidence-based practices within an interprofessional learning experience.
Keynote Presentation: Concurrent Disorders: Why They Matter
David Goldbloom
, MD, FRCP(C)
Senior Medical Advisor, CAMH; Professor of Psychiatry, University of Toronto
Chair, Mental Health Commission of Canada.
Dr. Goldbloom will discuss the key concepts and broader systemic issues in addressing the needs of people with concurrent disorders. He will draw on case examples from his work and share personal reflections from his experience as a clinician, by looking back at his training experience during the era when addictions and mental health facilities were separate.
Thursday May 1, 2014 from 8:30 to 4 pm. at the Allstream Centre at the CNE Grounds, Toronto. Registration Fee: $225 (includes catered lunch).
We hope you can join us. Download the flyer or the brochure with complete listings. Click here to register online.

Schools, Colleges and Universities Summit on Mental Health & Substance Use Awareness, Management and Action Plans June 2014
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Schools, Colleges and Universities Summit on Mental Health & Substance Use Awareness, Management and Action Plans
June 4 & 5, 2014
Download the draft agenda, or visit their website to learn more.

 

Health Equity for Health Care Providers 
Health Equity is a key component of quality health care. CAMH, in collaboration with the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care (MOHLTC), has created the Health Equity for Health Care Providers website to facilitate a 'one-window' approach to connect Health Link and other health care providers with health equity tools and resources. The MOHLTC established Health Link in December 2012 to better and more quickly coordinate quality health care services for patients with complex needs, especially seniors.  

   

Wayne SkinnerAddiction fundamentals: A blog by Wayne Skinner
February 14: What is addiction?

In the wake of the overdose death of Philip Seymour Hoffman, the question of what exactly is addiction is being asked, especially in the United States....

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Events Calendar

CAMH Knowledge Exchange offers a calendar with brief listings of upcoming conferences, workshops, webinars and other events on addiction and mental health issues. 

 

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