This guide will help you learn about the forensic mental health system in Ontario. If you, or someone you know, has a mental
illness and has come into contact with the law, you should read this guide.
The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) wishes to acknowledge the patients, families and professionals who helped
to create this resource. Their expertise in the forensic mental health system has helped to make this an informative resource.
Their commitment to providing clear, accessible information to those who need it deserves our thanks. Any shortcomings in
this resource are solely the responsibility of CAMH.