CAMH provides access to mental health and addiction supports for health care workers impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. This includes access to resources, psychotherapy and psychiatric services.
Self-referral for mental health care
The Ministry of Health and Ontario Health partnered with five hospitals to provide services for frontline health care workers. Individuals who meet the following criteria are eligible to self-refer for psychotherapy and psychiatric services:
• You are a health care worker in Ontario;
• You are impacted by stress related to COVID-19; and
• You require mental health and/or addictions support.
Please note that in addition to CAMH, the following hospitals are offering self-referral services: Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences; St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton; The Royal Mental Health Centre, and Waypoint Centre for Mental Health Care. Visit COVID-19: Get support if you are a health care worker.
A CAMH research team, in consultation with health care providers, digital and mental health experts, and people with lived experience, has curated a list of websites and mobile apps designed to help people through the COVID-19 pandemic..