Mental Health Treatment Programs at CAMH
A comprehensive, practical resource designed to support the work of primary care providers who encounter challenging mental health problems in their daily practices.
This comprehensive guide will help readers to identify problems, to approach older people with these problems in a proactive and sensitive way, and to link older adults with services that can provide specialized care.
This concise, easy-to-read booklet describes problems with alcohol, anxiety, dementia, depression, gambling and medications in older people, and identifies the signs of each problem.
There are several Quebec organizations that work in the area of Mental health services.
The first mental health strategy for Canada is posted on the website of the Canadian Mental Health Commission.
Answers questions like: What is mental health? What are the causes of mental health problems? What are the types of mental health problems?
Provides some general information about mental health and mental health services. It is designed for people who are looking for help for the first time, either for themselves or for a family member or friend.
Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD)
Le trouble de la personnalité limite : Guide d'information à l’intention des familles is designed for people who have someone in their lives who has borderline personality disorder. The first three sections include information about the symptoms, causes and treatment of BPD. Section four talks about how to support someone who has BPD and the last section discusses self care for family and friends.
Access is provided from the right navigation on the linked page.
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
This resource is based on research, practice guidelines and the authors’ own experience working with clients and their families in the First Episode Division at CAMH. The guide is divided into two parts. Part I is designed to help families support their relative’s recovery. Part II focuses on the family’s journey to recovery.
These brochures present some of the causes and effects of trauma:
This series of stories in photographs represent the most common problems associated with drinking, problem gambling, depression, drugs and post-traumatic stress disorder.
La dépression (PDF 1.66 MB)
Le jeu de hasard et d’argent (PDF 1.16 MB)
Le syndrome de stress post-traumatisme (PDF 1.30 MB)
The VALIDITY♀ project was conceived in 1999 through a partnership of research, community programs and product development at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health to explore the psychosocial risk factors associated with depression in young women.
This project has grown beyond a research project to become a vibrant, sensitive community of women dedicated to helping young women and preventing depression.
Tips on dealing with stress; Where to get help.
is a brochure with answers to commonly asked mental health questions.
Ce que les enfants veulent savoir…
This series lists common questions children have about their parents struggling with addiction or mental health issues, as well as suggestions for how to answer their questions:
Intended for newcomers to Canada, and provides information and resources related to mental health.