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Mental Health Resources: Toll-Free Number Directory

This toll-free number directory has been compiled by Glen Dewar, health promoter and web site content manager in the Health Promotion Program of Community Resource Connections of Toronto. This is a work in progress. The most recent version of this directory will be available on CRCT's web sitewww.crct.org. To locate it, just enter 'toll-free' (without the quotes) in the site-wide search box at the top of the home page. If you have additions or changes to suggest, please email them to gdewar@crct.org.

Toll-Free Phone Number Directory

1. ARCH

toll-free 1-866-482-2724; in Toronto, 416-482-8255
web site: www.archlegalclinic.ca

2. CAMH (Centre For Addiction And Mental Health)

R. Samuel McLaughlin Information Centre. Ontario Toll-free Information and Support Line: 1-800-463-6273 or in Toronto at 416-595-6111;
Email: mclaughlininformation@camh.net

3. Canadian Human Rights Commission.

Toll-free 1-888-214-1090; in Toronto, 416-973-5527

4. Caversham Booksellers

North America's largest mental health bookstore.
Toll-free 1-800-361-6120; in Toronto, 416-944-0962;
Web site: www.cavershambooksellers.com

5. Ontario Citizens' Inquiry Bureau Government of Ontario general inquiry.

Toll-free 1-800-267-8097; in Toronto, 416-326-1234

6. Centre For Equality Rights In Accommodation (CERA)

assists people and groups facing discrimination in housing.
Toll-free 1-800-263-1139; in Toronto, 416-944-0087;
Web site: www.equalityrights.org/cera

7. CMHA Ontario (Canadian Mental Health Association)

Toll-free in Ontario 1-800-875-6213; in Toronto, 416-977-5580;
Web site: www.ontario.cmha.ca

8. College Of Physicians And Surgeons Of Ontario.

Please note that the College no longer accepts calls looking for doctors accepting new patients; please go to the database on their web site.
Toll-free 1-800-268-7096; in Toronto, 416-967-2600;
Web site www.cpso.on.ca

9. ConnexOntario

(24/7) Toll-free Information Lines. Mental Health Services Information Ontario 1-866-531-2600; Drug and Alcohol Treatment Infoline 1-800-565-8603;

Ontario Problem Gambling Helpline 1-888-230-3505

10. Consumer Health Information Service.

On site and telephone reference service by trained health science librarians.
Toll-free 1-800-667-1999; in Toronto, 416-393-7056. Located in Toronto Reference Library, 789 Yonge St. just north of Bloor.

11. EatRight Ontario.

Toll-free 1-877-510-5102;
Web site: www.eatrightontario.ca

12. Income Security Advocacy Centre.

Toll-free 1-866-245-4072; in Toronto 416-597-5820; web site: www.incomesecurity.org

13. Mental Health Commission Of Canada.

Toll-free 1-866-484-1182;
Web site: www.mentalhealthcommission.ca . (Ottawa, Ontario)

14. Mood Disorders Association.

Toll-free 1-888-486-8236; in Toronto, 416-486-8046

15. National Eating Disorder Information Centre.

Toll-free 1-866-NEDIC-20, (1-866-633-4220); in Toronto, 416-340-4156;
Web site: www.nedic.ca

16. National Network for Mental Health.

Toll-free 1-888-406-4663; in St. Catharines, 905-682-2423;
Web site: www.nnmh.ca

17. Ontario College Of Social Workers And Social Service Workers.

Toll-free 1-877-828-9380; in Toronto, 416-972-9882;
Web site: www.ocswssw.org

18. Ontario Human Rights Commission.

Toll-free 1-800-387-9080; in Toronto, 416-326-9511

19. Ontario Ministry Of Health And Long Term Care InfoLine.

Toll-free 1-800-268-1154; in Toronto, 416-314-5518;
Website: www.health.gov.on.ca

20. Ombudsman Ontario.

Toll-free 1-800-263-1830; in Toronto, 416-586-3300;
web site: www.ombudsman.on.ca

21. Ontario Psychological Association Psychologists Referral Service.

Toll-free 1-800-268-0069; in Toronto, 416-961-0069;
web site: www.psych.on.ca

22. Ontario Peer Development Initiative(OPDI).

Toll-free 1-866-681-6661; in Toronto 416-484-8785;
Web site: www.opdi.org

23. Psychiatric Patient Advocate Office (PPAO).

Toll-free 1-800-578-2343; in Toronto, 416-327-7000;
Web site: www.ppao.gov.on.ca

24. Service Canada Government Of Canada Inquiry Service.

Toll-free 1-800-622-6232 (1-800-O-CANADA);
Web site: www.canada.gc.ca

25. Schizophrenia Society Of Ontario.

Toll-free 1-800-449-6367; in Toronto, 416-449-6830,
Web site: www.schizophrenia.on.ca

26. Self-Help Resource Centre of Greater Toronto and Ontario Self-Help Network(OSHNET).

in Ontario, 1-888-283-8806; in Toronto, 416-487-4355;
Web site: www.selfhelp.on.ca

27. Telehealth Ontario.

Registered nurses provide free, 24 hour 7 day a week advice, telephone information and referral on health related issues.
Toll-free 1-866-797-0000

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