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Canadian Alcohol and Drug Rehab Programs Toronto Central

General Regional Information
Emergency Services (including Crisis Lines)
Health Services (Including Mental Health)


Population (2006):
Source: Statistics Canada, Population and dwelling counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, and census subdivisions (municipalities), 2006 census.

A summary shows how this Local Health Integration Network (LHIN) compares to other Ontario LHINs based on 2001 population statistics.


The Toronto Central LHIN includes 44% of the population of the City of Toronto.

A map of the Toronto Central LHIN shows the various municipalities within Toronto Central boundaries.

The 2007-2010 Integrated Health Services Plan is a comprehensive strategy paper for the treatment of addiction and mental health in the Toronto Central LHIN.

Note: resources for the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) can also be found in the Central LHIN, Central East LHIN, Central West LHIN and Mississauga Halton LHIN.

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Police, Fire, and Ambulance                                                                     

Suicide & Crisis Lines

Suicide Line  
Note: Crisis centre phone numbers across Ontario.

Kids Help Phone counsellors provide children and adolescents with immediate and caring support, information and, if necessary, referral to a local community or social service agency.
Toll-free: (800)668-6868

Ontario Problem Gambling Help Line
Toll-free: (888)230-3505
Note: open 24hrs a day. Available in English & French.

Refer to the Gambling Addiction Treatment section for a list of problem gambling treatment services.

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Alcoholics Anonymous
Phone: (416)487-5591

Community Mental Health Crisis Response Program
(serves North York and Etobicoke area)
2 Lansing Square, Ste. 600
Toronto ON M2J 4P8
Phone: (416) 498-0043

Distress Centres Ontario
99 Atlantic Avenue, Suite 418
Toronto ON M6K 3J8
Phone: (416) 537-7373

Gerstein Crisis Centre
100 Charles Street East
Toronto ON M4Y 1V3 
Phone: (416) 929-5200

Toronto - Distress Centre
Box 243, Adelaide Post Office
Toronto ON M5C 2J4    
Phone: (416) 408-4357

Survivor Support Program
Toronto ON M5G 1B1
Phone:  (416) 595-1716

Source: Centre for Suicide Prevention

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The Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care provides a detailed list of Local Health Integration Networks in Ontario.

Mental Health Services Information Ontario
Toll-free: (866)531-2600
Note: an online directory providing mental health information on treatment resources in Ontario. Confidential and anonymous assistance available 24 hours a day.

The Hospital Locator is a service of the Ontario Hospital Assocation.

The Ontario Ministry of Health and Long Term Care has a website of Designated Psychiatric Facilities under the Mental Health Act.

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The Toronto Central LHIN also has a list of Health Providers, Programs and Services
within the region.

A Population Health Profile (1)  for Toronto Central provides an overview of social and demographic characteristics, health status, and health practices. Statistics are compared to the rest of Ontario.

The Toronto Central Halton LHIN has additional health services information.

 (1) Source: Government of Ontario, Ministry of Health. Health System Intelligence Project

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Drug and Alcohol Registry of Treatment (DART) is designed to link callers with suitable treatment options. DART is a toll-free, province-wide, treatment information and referral service that is available to professionals and the general public. Funding is provided by the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care.
Toll-free: (800)565-8603

R. Samuel McLauglin Addiction and Mental Health Information Centre
serves as a central source of reliable information and provides active assistance for people seeking information, services or support.
Phone: (416) 595-6111
Toll-free: (800) 463-6273
Note: staffed between the hours of 9 a.m. and 9 p.m., Monday to Friday, except statutory holidays

OPMHAN of Ontario
C/O Ontario Seniors' Secretariat
777 Bay Street, Suite 601
Toronto ON M7A 2J4
Phone: (416)325-7643
Note: has a directory of senior mental health and addiction services across Ontario listed by LHIN.

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Toronto Central LHIN does not directly administer addiction services. Contact the following organization for addiction services in Toronto:
Centre for Addiction & Mental Health (CAMH)
Addiction Assessment
33 Russell Street
Phone: (416) 535-8501 ext. 6128
175 Brentcliffe Road
Phone: (416) 535-8501 ext. 7064
CAMH Emergency Line
250 College Street
Phone: (416) 535-8501 ext. 6885 (24 hours)
Main Switchboard
Phone: (416) 535-8501

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Type of Service

Each listing here provides alcohol and drug treatment services that are either medical, outpatient or residential:

Due to the lack of available detoxification services, you may have to travel outside of your municipality for assistance.

If you require residential alcohol and drug rehab, you may need to travel outside of your municipality to find a program that provides the right combination of length of stay, treatment philosophy, suitable peer group, staff training, etc. Wait lists are also common so looking outside of your region may help you locate a program with a shorter waitlist.

Since outpatient visits are typically provided on an ongoing basis for a few hours each week, try to find a service provider that is within a reasonable driving distance from your home community.


Source of Funding

Providers may be government-funded, government-subsidized or privately-funded (fee for service):

Government-funded programs typically have either the provincial ministry of health or local health authority somewhere in name of the organization. Also, the vast majority of hospitals in Canada are government-funded.

Government-subsidized providers receive major funding from the government in addition to donations and other revenue streams such as thrift stores (Salvation Army is an example). For the most part, government-subsidized programs are typically non-governmental organizations with an independent management team and board of directors.

Privately-funded providers include physicians in private practice even though under Canada's universal health care policy, the government is billed for services rendered to individual Canadians. Although some privately-funded drug and alcohol rehab services exist in Canada, the vast majority are either government-funded or government-subsidized. Please note that privately-funded providers listed in may be for-profit or not-for-profit. Since no distinction between for-profit and not-for-profit is made in, visitors to this website that require additional information should contact the service provider directly.

How to search in this section:

1. This section is listed alphabetically by municipality. Scroll down to the name of the municipality or use the quick links at the top of the page
2. to find a provider by name (company name or professional's last name) click the Control (Ctrl) key and, while holding it down, click the 'F' key
3. A "Find" window will pop up. In the space type in the name, avoiding use of first name or other words that could narrow down your search too far

Disclaimer: Inclusion or omission of an organization or agency in this database does not imply endorsement or non-endorsement by In no event shall be liable for any decision or action taken in reliance on information provided by this referral service. Any questions regarding an alcohol and drug rehab program listing should be directed to that organization. If you believe you need immediate assistance, please call 911 or your local crisis hotline .

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