Talking for Change

Site: CAMH Toronto Mail Address

Record #: MET7300
Last Full Update: 01 Dec 2022

Contact Information

Toll Free Phone 1-833-703-3303, National Helpline
Crisis Phone 416-583-1310, National Helpline
Social Media Facebook Facebook, Instagram Instagram, Twitter Twitter, YouTube YouTube

Description and Service Details

Description (Service)

Helpline and therapy for people with sexual interests towards children, to prevent child sexual abuse and use of child sexual exploitation material

Anonymous support by phone, chat or email, for individuals sexually attracted to minors or interested in child sexual exploitation material

Virtual psychotherapy with trained clinicians for adults sexually attracted to minors or interested in child sexual exploitation material, who have no legal involvement for sexual offences; not anonymous

Collaboration of Public Safety Canada and the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH)


Helpline, Mon-Fri 12 noon-6 pm ET, closed statutory holidays

Areas Served Canada ; Ontario ; Helpline: Canada; Therapy: Ontario and Atlantic Canada
Eligibility Helpline: for anyone concerned about their attraction to children, their engagement in online or offline offending involving children, use of child sexual exploitation material, or potential to sexually abuse children

Therapy: for adults 18 years and older, with no current legal involvement for sexual offences, who want to remain offence free, and are willing to provide identifying information

Residency Requirements: Helpline - Canada; Therapy - Ontario and Atlantic Canada

Helpline - call, or visit website for chat; therapy - online self referral form available

Languages Helpline available in over 20 languages; Therapy available virtually in English or French
Fees None

Site Information

Located In Community Ontario
Address & Map
Ontario, ON
Mailing Address ℅ Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, 1001 Queen St W 
Toronto, ON 
Canada M6J 1H4
Physical Access Unknown; contact for information

Categories and Classification

HCSD Main Heading Emergency / Crisis ; Mental Health / Addictions
HCSD Sub Heading Distress Lines Including Chat & Text ; Distress Phone Lines Including Chat & Text ; Justice / Mental Health Programs
Service Categories Mental Health Crisis Lines ~ Adult Sex Offenders ; Sex Offender Counselling ~ Child Abusers ; Talklines/Warmlines ~ Paraphilias

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