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For Reporters Centre for Addiction
and Mental Health

Key CAMH facts

  • The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) is the largest mental health and addiction hospital in Canada, an Academic Health Sciences Centre fully affiliated with U of T, and a Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization Collaborating Centre. CAMH's mission is excellence in patient care, research, education, health promotion and system leadership.
  • CAMH is the complex amalgamation of four different healthcare institutions, with 530 inpatient beds, almost 3,000 staff, physicians and scientists, multiple sites in the GTA, and an annual operating budget of over $300 million. CAMH's central facilities include 90 distinct services between inpatient, outpatient, day treatment and partial hospitalization models.
  • CAMH delivers the complete spectrum of mental health and addiction programs using a client-centred and recovery-based approach to care. Notably, it runs a large forensic mental health program. Currently, a transformational multi-phased redevelopment project is underway on CAMH's Queen Street site.
  • The organization delivers a world-class research enterprise and a professional education program, training one quarter of Canada’s psychiatrists. CAMH has ten offices across the province to provide support to the provincial​ mental health system.

For More information about CAMH, refer to:

CAMH Switchboard 416-535-8501
CAMH General Information Toronto: 416-595-6111 Toll Free: 1-800-463-6273
Connex Ontario Help Lines
Queen St.
1001 Queen St. W
Toronto, ON
M6J 1H4
Russell St.
33 Russell St.
Toronto, ON
M5S 2S1
College St.
250 College St.
Toronto, ON
M5T 1R8
Eight offices across Ontario