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Complex Mental Illness/Forensic Services Centre for Addiction
and Mental Health

Observation and Treatment Unit/Women's Secure Unit

CAMH's Law and Mental Health Women's Secure Unit (LWSU) is a six-bed unit located at the Queen Street site. The unit serves exclusively female individuals who have been found Not Criminally Responsible for a criminal offence due to a mental illness and have been ordered to the unit by the Ontario Review Board.

The unit provides assessment, treatment and rehabilitation from a secure setting with the goal of rehabilitation and, when appropriate, reintegration into the community with due regard for public safety.

Care and service delivery functions are carried out within a multidisciplinary team model. A variety of programs are provided to meet treatment and rehabilitation needs. Where appropriate, families and/or significant others are involved in the formulation of the rehabilitation plan and treatment goals.

Referral Required: All admissions to the Women's Secure Unit are coordinated by the Liaison Office, (416) 535-8501, ext. 32419

Manager - (416) 535-8501 ext: 32511
Nursing Station - (416) 535-8501 ext: 33665

Location: Queen Street site, Unit 3, 1st floor

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