Mental health and addiction teaching hospital, as well as one of the world's leading research centres.
The centre provides people in recovery, their families, and community members with access to reliable and user-friendly information about mental health, addictions, and related issues. Computer with internet access is available onsite. Additional online resources are available on the centre's website.
Centre for Addiction and Mental Health Location in Hamilton.
Offers a variety of mental health related outpatient services for children and youth age 17 and younger. Meet with a healthcare provider to discuss service options and create a treatment plan.
Services available include:
The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) is Canada's largest mental health and addiction teaching hospital, as well as one of the world's leading research centres in the area of addiction and mental health. . The Provincial System Support Program has offices throughout Ontario. Implementation teams through these offices work closely with local communities and key partners to create and sustain system improvements.
A co-ed residential treatment program for youth with complex mental health concerns. Helps residents develop skill to manage and understand their own mental health concerns and provides aftercare to youth for up to two years after they leave the residence.
Services offered include
Offers a variety of mental health related services to support mental, physical, spiritual, and emotional health.
- Social Work Counselling - available to help with issues such as grief, couple counselling, and self-esteem
- Group Programs - including meditation, art therapy, and support groups
- Client Advocacy - to assist with navigating Hamilton social services and healthcare system
- Cultural Interpretation Services
Specialized service and treatment for individuals who have behaviours related to a diagnosis of dementia. Program provides service to Local Health Integrated Network (LHIN) 4 (the regions of Niagara, Brant, and Halton). Program goal is to return clients to an appropriate care setting within their home community after assessment and development of a treatment plan.
Offers mental health support services including:
- individual counselling
- group counselling
- bereavement groups
- advocacy support
- referral to community resources
All programs are confidential and free.
Mental Health support services and resources available during the COVID-19 pandemic
Barrett Centre for Crisis Support:
- Mon-Sun 24 hours.
- Crisis line: 905-529-7878.
- Women’s Services 905-523-6277.
- Toll free hotline: 1-844-777-3571.
Centre for Addiction and Mental Health: