How to Conquer Addictions and Mental Illness
by DanielaSpinelli on February 27, 2014 - 6:06pm
Organization: Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH)
The Center for Addiction and Mental Health combines clinical care, research, and education to those who are affected by a mental illness and addiction issues. The following is a list of CAMH goals and values they wish to achieve when they’re in transforming lives. This information can be found of their website.
Values: courage, respect, excellence
-Enhance recovery by improving access to integrated care and social support.
-Earn a reputation for outstanding service, accountability and professional leadership
-Build an environment that supports recovery
-Ignite discovery and innovation
-Revolutionize education and knowledge exchange
-Drive social change
Event: Strengthening Families for the Future
Purpose: a prevention program for families and children (7-11 years) that help those who are affected by alcohol, drugs or mental health issues.
Event: George Brown College Mental Health Conference
Purpose: explore the concept of mental health and provide knowledge about mental illnesses.
Their volunteer opportunities are divided into three different programs.
1) Clinical Volunteer Program: volunteer directly with clients
2) Research Volunteer Program: opportunity to gain experience and research
3) Corporate Volunteer Program: volunteer with coworkers
How to Volunteer
Person: Freda Lai
Telephone number: 416-535-8501 ext 32179