The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) is Canada’s largest mental health and addiction teaching hospital, as well as one of the world’s leading research centres in the area of addiction and mental health. CAMH combines clinical care, research, education, policy development and health promotion to help transform the lives of people affected by mental health and addiction issues.
As a public hospital, CAMH receives its operating funds from the Toronto Central Local Health Integration Network (TC LHIN). Research grants and funds for special programs are received from the University of Toronto, Foundations and other granting and funding bodies.
CAMH works with the government to help shape the public policy and resource development process to ensure it promotes health and works towards eliminating the stigma associated with mental illness and addiction.
CAMH has been recognized internationally as a Pan American Health Organization and World Health Organization Collaborating Centre.
Crisis or Urgent care:
If you are in need of urgent mental health care, please go to the nearest emergency room or call 911. You can also call ConnexOntario’s 24/7 Mental Health Helpline: 1-866-531-2600 or contact a nurse at Telehealth Ontario by dialing 1-866-797-0000.