News Releases

June 2016

How do we provide timely access to integrated care?

Over 20 per cent of children with physical health conditions are also living with mental health difficulties at the same time, such as delirium, mood disorders, psychotic disorders, anxiety disorders and others. In this article, Dr. Tony Pignatiello discusses how the MPA is enhancing care, education and research capacity for these patients and their families.

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May 2016

Register now for the 2016 MPA Annual Conference!

Join us at this year's annual MPA Conference titled "Collaborative Approaches for Children and Youth with Co-existing Physical and Mental Health Conditions," and be a part of defining what successful collaborative care looks like for kids!

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May 2016

Don’t our children and youth deserve better?

At the most recent MPA Advisory Committee meeting this spring, Dr. Tony Pignatiello reminded us that until about 600 years ago, artists typically depicted children as miniaturized adults in their paintings. Today, we know that children are not ‘little adults’. We also know that mental illness in children is often tied to their physical health. 

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May 2016

Staff celebrate unique MPA initiatives during Mental Health Week 2016

Medical Psychiatry Alliance initiatives were on full display at a Poster Gallery session during the bi-annual staff Town Hall meeting at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) on May 4, 2016.  The Town Hall event, which coincided with Mental Health Week, was hosted by Dr. Catherine Zahn, CAMH’s CEO and President. 

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November 2017

New interventions in kids' health

When Dr. Sara Ahola Kohut isn’t caring for young patients in her clinic, she’s providing scientific expertise to more than 16 MPA child and youth demonstration projects aimed at finding innovative ways to care for children with both physical and mental health needs.

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