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  • The Refugee Mental Health online course is now available free of charge for health, settlement and social service providers across Canada, thanks to funding from the Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC). This interactive online course presents the fundamental concepts of refugee mental health with a focus on determinants of mental health, mental health problems and disorders affecting refugees, and best practices for treatment and support.

  • When Sex Becomes Too Much: A Discussion on Hypersexuality in Our Cultural Context
    CAMH Addiction Rounds Friday, December 2, 2016 9 to 10 am  Learning Objectives; To review a clinical case presenting with sexual preoccupations and behaviours; To discuss the influence of history and culture on sexual behaviours; To review some of the literature on the different types of hypersexuality, and provide a brief overview of the paraphilic disorders.
  • The Endocannabinoid System and Alcohol Use Disorder  
    CAMH Addiction Research Seminar Thursday, December 15, 4 to 5:30 pm.
    Learning Objectives: to provide an introduction to the endocannabinoid system and explain its putative role in brain reward signaling and addiction; to review the evidence that endocannabinoid signaling is related to risk and severity of alcohol use disorder;to discuss potential clinical implications and pharmacological consequences of the above studies.
  • New from CAMH - Making the Choice, Making It Work: Treatment for Opioid Addiction. An easy-to-read guide for people who are considering treatment for opioid addiction, and for those who are already taking opioid agonist therapy.  

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