Education & Outreach

Videos for Healthcare Providers

CBT Tips for Clinicians

Release Date: November 1, 2017
In this video for healthcare providers, Lena Quilty, PhD describes 3 tips for improving the delivery of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) to patients with mood challenges. Dr. Lena Quilty is a Scientist in the Campbell Family Mental Health Research Institute and the Addictions Division at CAMH. She is also a researcher with the Canadian Biomarker Integration Network for Depression (CAN-BIND).


New CANMAT Depression Guidelines for Clinicians

Release Date: May 10, 2017
This video for healthcare providers describes the 2016 edition of the Canadian Network for Mood and Anxiety Treatment (CANMAT) Clinical Guidelines for the Management of Adults with Major Depressive Disorder. Dr. Sagar Parikh provides a brief overview of what the guidelines cover and how to get copies of the articles. To learn more about CANMAT, please visit


What Can We Do about Suicide?

Release Date: November 12, 2015
Yvonne Bergmans, PhD, Suicide Interventionist with the ASR Chair in Suicide and Depression Studies Program at St. Michael’s Hospital discusses why it’s important to talk about suicide, who is at risk for suicide, and how to prevent it.


rTMS for Depression: An Informational Guide for Healthcare Providers

Release Date: November 3, 2016
In this video for healthcare providers, Dr. Jonathan Downar explains the use of repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) for treatment-resistant depression. Dr. Downar is a Co-Investigator with the Canadian Biomarker Integration Network for Depression (CAN-BIND), Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Toronto, and Scientist at the Krembil Research Institute in Toronto. He is also the Co-Director of the rTMS Clinic at University Health Network. For more information, frequently asked questions and referral forms for rTMS treatment in Ontario, please visit Please visit for locations and contact information for rTMS clinics across Canada.


Cognitive Deficits in Major Depressive Disorder

Date: November 6, 2015
In this video, Dr. Shane McInerney discusses the importance of researching cognitive deficits in Major Depressive Disorder, and some of the latest clinical research findings that physicians can implement. Dr. McInerney is a Staff Psychiatrist and Associate Scientist in the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute of St. Michael’s Hospital. He is an Assistant Professor at the University of Toronto in the Department of Psychiatry.