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Addictions Services Centre for Addiction
and Mental Health

Addiction Clinical Consultation Service (ACCS)

The Addiction Clinical Consultation Service (ACCS) is designed to serve Health and Social Service professionals including physicians, nurses, psychologists, occupational health staff, social workers, correctional staff, addiction workers and others who care for clients who have alcohol and drug problems. The ACCS team includes experienced clinicians from medical, psychosocial and pharmacy areas. The Addiction Clinical Consultation Service is not designed to deal with health emergencies. If your client's health is in immediate danger, he or she should be referred to the nearest available hospital emergency department. The ACCS aims to provide advice on:

  • medical complications of drug and alcohol use 
  • management of clients with addiction problems 
  • counselling for individuals, couples and families 
  • alcohol, tobacco and illicit drugs, prescription and over-the-counter drugs 
  • drug interactions 
  • concurrent disorders

Contact: 1-888-720-ACCS (2227), or (416) 595-6968 in the Toronto area.

Notes: 

The ACCS line is for Ontario health and social service professionals only.  We are unable to field calls from the general public.

Staff will assess your query, contact the appropriate consultant team (medical, psycho-social or pharmacy), and provide relevant information and materials. A consultant will return your call within 4 business hours.​
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 Related Information

 
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
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