In response to the Omicron variant, we’ve made changes to our Family and Visitor Policy.
If you are in an emergency, in crisis or need someone to talk to, there is help.
Centralized information, intake and scheduling. Access CAMH makes it easy to find support – simply call 416-535-8501, option 2.
For mental health services, a referral form needs to be completed by a healthcare provider. For addictions services, patient can self-refer.
Family members play an essential role the recovery of a loved one. The Office of Family Engagement is here for you.
Staying at CAMH
Be prepared with all the info you need to make your inpatient experience at CAMH as comfortable as possible.
Planning on visiting CAMH? Find contact information, directions and accessibility for each of our three main sites.
Use this series of free online tutorials as the starting point to learn about and understand a wide range of mental health topics.
Accessible, reliable, professionally produced resources on an array of mental health topics for patients, families, students and professionals.
If you are in an emergency, in crisis or need someone to talk to, there is a list of resources available for areas in and around Toronto.
The CAMH Store offers a wide array of mental illness and addiction resources for patients, families, students and professionals. Search or browse our catalogue of brochures and booklets, textbooks, manuals and assessment tools.
Open to professionals and the general public, our comprehensive resources and services support and enhance CAMH's research and clinical programs, and they facilitate learning, dynamic knowledge exchange and health promotion initiatives.
CAMH is revolutionizing our understanding of the brain and the causes, biomarkers and treatments of mental illness.
By understanding diverse groups, we prevent, diagnose and care for each one with greater precision and personalization.
Prevention and Policy
Using evidence, we drive system and social change to optimize care and reduce the burden of mental illness, including addictions, across populations.
Fuelling the next generation of groundbreaking research and innovation dedicated to finding the causes of and cures for mental illness.
At the leading edge of breakthrough mental health and addiction research for over 50 years.
The latest news, groundbreaking discoveries and special features about CAMH research, studies, and the people behind the work.
Research Strategic Plan
Learn what drives our research agenda and priorities in the CAMH Research Plan for 2018-2023
Train in a unique and welcoming learning environment with Canada's leading scientists in mental illness and addiction.
Find the Course That's Right for You
Browse our entire selection of certificate programs, webinars and workshops.
See the list of upcoming courses, including certificate programs, webinars and workshops.
Workplace Education and Consulting
View our full list of workplace mental health workshops and consulting services
Clinical & Research Opportunities for Professionals in Training
Study in a world-class setting to become a leader in the field of mental health.
Inspired teaching fosters inspired learning – CAMH improves the quality of care for all through excellence in professional education.
Mental health research is saving lives today
With your support, CAMH researchers are revolutionizing the ways we diagnose, treat, and prevent mental illness. Donate today.
Every donation you make to CAMH enables us to directly help Canadians living with mental illness— and countless more worldwide—through the discoveries we share.
Real stories of courage, hope and discovery. Made possible through your continued support of CAMH.
Careers at CAMH
Interested in working at CAMH and making a difference? Put your skills and passion to work in a dynamic, supportive environment—and help transform lives and the future of mental health care.
The Crisis is Real
We are in the grips of a crisis that ruins health, threatens lives and hurts economies. Knowing the facts is the first step in creating hope.
Mental Health Statistics
The latest facts and statistics on mental illness and addiction, who's affected and their impact on Canadians.
Challenging the stigma associated with mental illness takes understanding, education and a closer look at our own attitudes toward health.
The Mental Health Facility of the Future
Turning what was once a walled institution into a symbol of hope for the future of mental health care.
Vision & Guiding Principles
How do you replace an institution with an urban village? Lots of planning, imagination and a long-term commitment to serving patients, staff and the community.
History of Queen Street Site
Our history—evolving from an asylum into a modern health facility with patients at the centre of care—is the history of mental health care in Canada.
CAMH’s Provincial System Support Program collaborates to support the province’s Mental Health and Addictions Strategy and make sustainable, system-level change.
CAMH advocates for policies that are responsive to the needs of people with mental illness and addictions.
CAMH believes in the principle of equity. We respect the diversity of the individuals and communities we serve.
CAMH's Forensic Brief Assessment Unit (BAU) offers psychiatric assessments related to forensic “fitness” and criminal responsibility for adult offenders.
Individuals facing charges under the Criminal Code of Canada.
Referral required: A court-based judicial order is a mandatory prerequisite for assessments provided through this service.
The Brief Assessment Unit (BAU) provides services for the court.
The BAU's primary referral sources are courts within the Greater Toronto Area. Physicians and clinicians provide assessments of "fitness" and criminal responsibility assessments for the court.
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