The Aboriginal Service provides outpatient groups and individual counselling to Aboriginal people experiencing substance use and mental health issues, as well as support to clients who are in CAMH inpatient programs. The treatment team includes Aboriginal Social Workers, Occupational Therapist and an Elder/Traditional healer, as well as access to psychiatry. The Aboriginal Service blends therapeutic and psycho-educational groups with cultural programming and ceremonies as part of a holistic approach to care. In addition to other ceremonies, CAMH has an onsite Sweat Lodge which can be utilized as part of a client’s treatment plan.
Referral Required: No, self-referral is accepted
To access the service please contact Access CAMH, the centralized intake service at CAMH. Access CAMH ensures the right patient gets to the right place at the right time. This service will also answer calls live Monday to Friday during business hours.
Access CAMH contact 416-535-8501, press 2
Location: 60 White Squirrel Way, 2nd Floor (on CAMH’s Queen Street Site, just west of Queen St. W. & Ossington Avenue intersection)