- Visit your local emergency department or call 911
- Contact a nurse at Telehealth Ontario by dialing 1-866-797-0000
- Call the Kids Help Phone at 1 800 668-6868
- Contact a distress centre in Ontario near you (phone numbers provided
Operated by various agencies are open 24
hours a day if you need to talk to someone.
Toronto Distress Centres (416)
408-4357 or 408-HELP
Gerstein Centre 416-929-5200, 24
Telecare (Mandarin &
Contact Centre Telecare Peel
905-459-7777, 24 hrs/day; Languages: English, Punjabi, Hindi, Urdu, Spanish,
Warm Line, Progress Place
416-960-9276 or 416-960-WARM, Monday to Sunday, 8pm to 12 midnight
Distress Centre Peel 905-278-7208,
24 hrs/7 days
Durham Crisis Line 905-666-0483,
24 hrs/7 days
Assaulted Women's Helpline
416-863-0511, 24 hrs/7 days Toll-free: 1-866-863-0511
Oakville Distress Centre -
905-849-4541, more info available at www.distresscentreoakville.com
These services are provided for
information only, without recommendation by CAMH.
crisis response teams
North York/ Etobicoke:
• Mental Health crisis response program
416-498-0043, Provided by St. Elizabeth Health Care 24 hours/ 7 days Service
borders: South to the lake to Jane, to Eglinton, Eglinton east to Victoria Park,
north to Steeles, and west to Hwy 427
• St. Joseph’s Hospital Mobile Crisis
Team via Police Department (911) 24/7 service, accessible through police (no
• Gerstein Centre Crisis Line -
416-929-5200, 24 hours/ 7 days Professional Referral Line - 416-929-9897, Mobile
unit service borders: south to the lake, north to Eglinton, east to Bayview to
Danforth and then to Victoria Park, west to Jane St..
• St. Mike’s Hospital Mobile Crisis Team
via Police Department (911), 24/7 service, accessible through police (no direct
• Scarborough Hospital Regional Mobile
Crisis Team 416-495-2891.
General Campus– Mobile Crisis (Grace Campus Crisis
Response only for ER) 24 hours/ 7 days
Service borders: south to the lake,
north to Steeles Ave., east to Port Union Rd., and west to Victoria Park to
Eglinton, along Eglinton to Bayview Ave, along Bayview to Danforth, and then
back to Victoria Park
To book an urgent outpatient appointment with the
Crisis Program, call the number above and a Crisis professional will direct you
to the appropriate service.
• Community Crisis Response Service,
Distress Centre, 905-310-COPE (2673)
• Mobile Crisis of Peel 905-278-9036,
24/7 day crisis response for the Peel Region (Mississauga, Brampton, Caledon.)
immediate telephone support emergency or respite housing and hospitalization if
• Credit Valley Hospital – Mobile Crisis
Team 905-813-4141. Hours: Monday-Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. and Saturday,
Sunday and Statutory holidays, 11:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.
• St. Joseph’s Hospital Crisis Outreach
and Support Team (COAST), 905-972-8338
24-7 service, covers Hamilton
• Durham Crisis Services – Mobile Team
905-666-0483, 24 hrs/ 7 days; 8 crisis beds available.
• Crisis Outreach and Support Team
(COAST) 1-877-825-9011. Covers: Oakville, Milton, Georgetown, Acton and
Community crisis clinics
Regional and Hospital Based Crisis
Hours: 24/7 at the General campus, 8:30am – 11pm at
the Grace campus.
A multi-disciplinary team who provide
effective and timely intervention to individuals who have urgent mental health
needs staffs these programs.
Located at both General and Grace Campus's
Outpatient assessment and intervention is available
for individuals who do not require an immediate Emergency Department visit but
who may need services within a 24-48 hour period. You may access this service by
calling our Mobile Crisis Program at (416) 289-2434.
Trillium Crisis Team
Assessments and counselling to adults who are experiencing a
mental health crisis. Referrals: those in crisis, their families and friends,
community agencies, family physicians, specialists, schools, etc
Diagnosis crisis services
Peel Crisis Capacity Network 905
Provides crisis response services to individuals with a
developmental disability (including dual diagnosis) who are 11 years of age or
older, within 24 hours.
Toronto Withdrawal Management System
1-866-366-9513 Hours: 24/7, 365 days a
Central Access is a primary point of
entry into the Toronto Withdrawal Management Services system referral system
(operated by St. Michael’s Hospital)
The system is comprised of
Residential, Community and Day Withdrawal Management programs run by St.
Joseph's Health Centre, University Health Network, Toronto East General Hospital
and St. Michael's Hospital.
Individuals in need of withdrawal management
services in Toronto can now call a single number to discuss withdrawal service
options and seek the best level of care.
Who should call:
• Clients (16 years of age or older)
seeking non-medical withdrawal management services in the City of Toronto
Social service providers
• Health care providers
• Anyone looking for
information on Withdrawal Management Services in Toronto.