CAMH: MAKING A DIFFERENCE IN YOUR COMMUNITY

Lina, Stephanie and I are pleased to be hosting Stretch the Soul 2015, taking place on July 19th, 2015.

We are thrilled to announce 100 percent of this year proceeds will be going to the CAMH Foundation: Centre for Mental Health and Addiction. Our mission to raise awareness and end stigma towards mental illness continues each year. We, like millions of people around the world, have been deeply touched by mental illness and feel it is in our grasp to make a difference and create change. We need your help! Let’s Stretch to Save Lives! All Stretch the Soul proceeds go directly to CAMH Foundation: Centre for Mental Health and Addiction. To make a separate donation and learn more about the cause please click here

The CAMH Foundation

CAMH Foundation raises awareness and funds to transform lives at Canada’s leading academic hospital specializing in mental health and addiction. We help the best and brightest minds provide innovative patient care and conduct insightful research to better understand, treat and prevent mental illness and addiction. Based in Toronto and networked around the world, CAMH also educates thousands of mental health professionals each year and develops informed public policy and health prevention strategies.

The Hospital

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 its field. CAMH combines clinical care, research, education, policy development and health promotion to help transform the lives of people affected by mental illness and addictions. CAMH is fully affiliated with the University of Toronto, is a Pan American Health Organization/ World Health Organization Collaborating Centre and an internationally recognized leader in:

Clinical care
Treating 27,000 patients each year.

Research
CAMH is among the top psychiatric institutions worldwide in genetics, epigenetics and brain imaging.

Education
Training 25% of all psychiatrists in Canada and 50 per cent of all psychiatrists in Ontario.

Policy and health promotion
Informing health policies across Canada and around the world.