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Centre for Addiction and Mental Health

Site: Queen Street Site

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Public Comments COVID19 Active screening, closures and new visitor restrictions in effect, call for information on specific programs and services
Contact Information
Office Phone 416-535-8501, Main Switchboard (GTA) ; 416-535-8501 press 2, Access CAMH ; 416-599-1448, Metro Addiction Assessment Referral Service (MAARS)
Toll Free Phone 1-800-463-2338, Main Switchboard
Crisis Phone 416-535-8501 ext 36885, Emergency Department
Fax 416-979-6815, Access CAMH Referral Form
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Description and Service Details
Description (Service) COVID19  Active screening, closures and new visitor restrictions in effect, call or visit CAMH website for specific programs and 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),

Library, 416-535-8501 ext 36991,
  • access by appointment only
  • information or requests by telephone or email available
Portico Network,
  • 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
Hours COVID19 Active screening, closures and new visitor restrictions in effect, call for information on specific programs and services, or visit website
Areas Served Ontario
Eligibility Varies, see specific programs for details

Residency Requirements: Clinical services -- Greater Toronto Area * Information Centre and Provincial System Support Program -- Ontario
Application COVID19 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
    Languages French - Information Centre; Programs and services - interpretation and translation services available for French and other languages * multilingual resources available online
    Fees Most fees covered by Ontario Health Insurance
    Site Information
    Located In Community Toronto
    Address & Map
    1001 Queen St W
    Toronto, ON
    Canada M6J 1H4
    Mailing Address 1001 Queen St W 
    Toronto, ON 
    Canada M6J 1H4
    Physical Access 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
    Categories and Classification
    HCSD Main Heading Community Programs ; Mental Health / Addictions ; Youth
    HCSD Sub Heading 2SLGBTQ+ ; 2SLGBTQ+ Supports ; Addiction Treatment ; Community Mental Health ; Psychiatric Hospitals ; Youth Mental Health Resources ; Youth Mental Health Services
    Service Categories Central Intake/Assessment for Substance Use Disorders ; Comprehensive Outpatient Substance Use Disorder Treatment ; Detoxification ; Eating Disorders Treatment ; Gender Identity Counselling ; General Assessment for Substance Use Disorders ; General Mental Health Information/Education ; General Psychiatry ; Internet Information Resources ~ Mental Health Issues ; Medication Assisted Maintenance Treatment for Substance Use Disorders ; Mental Health Evaluation ; Organizational Planning and Development Support ~ Mental Health Issues ; Psychiatric Case Management ; Psychiatric Day Treatment ; Psychiatric Day Treatment ~ Concurrent Disorder ; Psychiatric Hospitals ; Special Libraries ~ Addictions/Dependencies Issues ; Special Libraries ~ Mental Health Issues

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