Centre for Addiction and Mental Health

Background of the organization

The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) is Canada’s largest mental health teaching hospital and one of the world’s leading research centres in its field. CAMH is affiliated with the University of Toronto and is a Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization Collaborating Centre. 

The organization conducts groundbreaking research, provides expert training to health care professionals and scientists, develops innovative health promotion and prevention strategies, and advocates on public policy issues at all levels of government.  


Project description

CAMH will advance the Canadian Mental Health, Equity and Climate Change Initiative. It will establish a network of experts and stakeholders, including individuals who experienced poverty and homelessness, to communicate on the climate change & mental health connection. Resources on the health impacts of climate change and necessary adaptations will be developed for decision-makers throughout Canada. Training for participatory response planning – how to respectfully engage individuals who experience poverty and mental health challenges – will be undertaken. 


  • 2022-2025
  • $ 443,880
  • Funding Type: Focus Area Funding
  • Funding Stream: Climate

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