Centre for Addiction and Mental Health

CAMH Support and Information Services

Mental health and addiction assessment and treatment hospital, including education, training and research

Clinical and community-based programs (visit website for full listing of programs, services and locations):

Addiction Medicine Service
  • assessment, pharmacotherapy for substance dependence
  • maintenance therapies
  • concomitant pain and addiction treatment
  • contact COMPASS 416-535-8501 ext 36019 (see separate listing)
Eating Disorder and Addiction Clinic
  • outpatient program includes integrated concurrent treatment
First Episode LEARN Clinic
  • General Education Development (GED), recovery and family programs * psychiatrist referral required
Gender Identity Clinic (Adult)
  • comprehensive assessment for individuals seeking hormone treatment and/or sex reassignment surgery
  • assessment wait-time approximately 10 months
Integrative Day Treatment (IDT) Services
  • outpatient assessment, treatment and follow-up for mood and anxiety disorders, trauma and addictions
Information and outreach services:

Client/Patient Relations, 416-535-8501 ext 32028

Family Resource Centre, 416-535-8501 ext 33202

Patient and Family Learning Space (PFLS)
Information on CAMH programs and community-based services; access to mental health, addiction and recovery resources, pamphlets, books, guides, memoirs, workshops, webinars and clinics; visit online event calendar

Information Centre, 416-535-8501 press 1, Ontario only 1-800-463-6273 (English; French), info@camh.ca

Library, 416-535-8501 ext 36991, library@camh.ca
  • access by appointment only
  • information or requests by telephone or email available
Portico Network, www.porticonetwork.ca
  • online mental health and addiction resource, includes information, tools, toolkits, videos and podcasts
  • hosts partner websites
Provincial System Support Program (PSSP)
  • education and support for 8 regional offices
  • clinical outreach services include Ontario Psychiatric Outreach Program (OPOP), 416-535-8501 ext 32157 and Northern Psychiatric Outreach Program (NPOP-C), 416-535-8501 ext 34484
Varies, see specific programs for details

Residency Requirements: Clinical services -- Greater Toronto Area * Information Centre and Provincial System Support Program -- Ontario
Application Process
By appointment only, excluding emergency department, call, email or visit website for details
  • no referral required for addiction assessment and treatment
  • inpatient and most outpatient mental health services require referral from physician, hospital or community agency
  • adult referral form available online; call, or visit website for information on specific programs and services
    416-535-8501 press 2 - Access CAMH
    Toll Free
    1-800-463-2338 - Main Switchboard
    416-535-8501 ext 36885 - Emergency Department
    416-599-1448 - Metro Addiction Assessment Referral Service (MAARS)
    416-979-6815 - Access CAMH Referral Form
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    1001 Queen St W
    Toronto, ON, M6J 1H4
    English, French, French - Information Centre, Interpretation and translation services available for French and other languages Multilingual resources available online
    Most fees covered by Ontario Health Insurance
    Documents Required
    May vary; contact for information
    Designated parking at entrance ; Wheelchair accessible automatic main entrance ; Easy access to elevator ; Elevator with braille and voice/tone features ; Barrier-free washroom including door and stall ; Website includes BrowseAloud accessibility tool
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    Last Updated On
    August 14, 2023
    1001 Queen St W
    Toronto, ON, M6J 1H4
    Centre for Addiction and Mental Health Site Location: Queen Street Site
    Cross street: Ossington Ave and Queen St W

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