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A short guide to the City of Toronto's Mental Health Resources from on BOOYA Media Editorials's blog


Written by; B.duQuesnay(16/03/17)
We have put together a short guide to resources for mental health services available in Toronto for use and reference to help navigate the vast amount of medical services and organizations dedicated to mental health. These listings are gathered from our research and compiled this online listings for your convenience.

This is not a substitute for professional help, but a listing of resources that we hope will help in your search for available and suitable accommodations for your situation. Please use this guide as a start for your search and be sure to do additional research on the organization(s) you choose to use for you or your loved one(s).

Emergency and Crisis Resources:

Emergency Help - Dial 911 on phone

Kids Help Phone 1-800-668-6868

Distress Centre 416-408-HELP (4357)

Mental Health Helpline 1-866-531-8475

Ontario Mental Health Helpline: 1-866-531-2600

The Gerstein Crisis Centre 416-929-5200 (suicide prevention)

Mobile Crisis Team 416-289-2434

Scarborough Hospital Mobile Crisis Program 416-495-2891

Drug and Behavioural Addiction Support 855-527-6655

CAMH (Centre for Addiction and Mental Health at the Clarke Institute) 416 535-8501 extension 6885 (24 hour service)

Aboriginal Crisis Centre 416-531-0330

St. Michael’s Hospital Toronto Downtown 416-864-5346

Durham Region 1-800-742-1890

Peel Mobile Crisis 905-278-9036

St.Elizabeth Mobile Crisis (Etobicoke and North York) 416-498-0043

310 Cope (York Region, Richmond Hill and Newmarket) 310-2673



Drug and Addiction Resources:


Addiction Research Foundation Info Line 416-595-6111

Drug and Behavioural Addiction Support 855-527-6655

Toronto Withdrawal Management Services System 1-866-366-9513 (Toronto area: 416-864-5040)

Drug and Behavioural Addiction Support 855-527-6655

Women’s Own Detox Crisis Line 416-603-1462

NARC Anonymous 416-236-8956



Online Resources;


Toronto Mental Health & Addictions Supportive Housing Network http://www.tosupportivehousing.ca

ConnexOntario – Province wide info and referals

ConnexOntario Mental Health Helpline, 1-866-531-2600

ConnexOntario Drug and Alcohol Helpline, 1-800-565-8603

ConnexOntario Problem Gambling Helpline, 1-888-230-3505

Making Choices Guide - Download PDF


Others...

Canadian Centre for Men and Families - 647-479-9611 or toll free 1-844-900-CCMF(2263)

Senior Crisis Access Line 416-619-5001

Emergency Shelter Central Intake: 416-338-4766 or Toll Free 1-877-338-3398

Warm Line, Progress Place 416-960-WARM (9276) or Toll Free 1-866-531-2600




Note: Stay positive in your search, not all the answers can be found under one roof or from one source. You may need to talk to or contact many different services to connect to the correct one for your needs.



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