- Intended For
Individuals with severe mental illness, including substance use disorders
- Referral Requirements:
Referrals from the CAMH Emergency Department only
- Services Offered As:
Queen Street site - 1051 Queen Street West
- Additional Location Details:
- Contact Phone Number:
Access CAMH: 416 535 8501, Press 2
- More Contact Details:
General Psychiatry Unit: 416 535-8501 ext. 34113
Types of Treatment and Services Offered
- Diagnostic clarification
- Treatment plan development
- Social work support
- Group programming
- Medication management
CAMH's Complex Care General Psychiatric Unit provides short-term intensive inpatient care for a diverse population of individuals with severe mental illness, including substance use disorders.
The treatment team includes psychiatrists, registered nurses, registered practical nurses, social workers, recreation therapists, occupational therapists, pharmacists, dieticians, and program assistants. We offer treatment in a supportive environment that respects diversity, focuses on harm reduction, and is recovery-oriented.
- This unit includes general psychiatric ward beds and Psychiatric Intensive Care Beds (PICU). PICU beds support treatment for individuals who require high levels of observation and intervention related to their illness.
- Offer group programming including psycho-education, Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT) skills, Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) skills, trauma education, relapse prevention, and a variety of recreation groups and activities.
CAMH is committed to placing diversity, equity, and inclusion at the centre of our work. Read more about health equity at CAMH here.
Be prepared with the all information you need to make your inpatient experience at CAMH as comfortable as possible, so you can focus on getting better. Read more about preparing for your stay here.