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Community Resources for Patients and Families

Drug, alcohol and addictions 

Supports and services


Learn and share your experience if you have someone close to you who has a problem with alcohol

Central Access - Toronto Withdrawal Management

For help finding a withdrawal management program and detox beds, call 1-866-366-9513

Gambling and Addictions Hotline (ConnexOntario)

For support with mental health and addictions by phone, text or email

Gerstein Crisis Centre

For help with a substance abuse crisis, call (416) 929-5200

Metro Addiction Assessment Referral Service (MAARS)

For an assessment or a referral for help with substance use, call 416-535-8501 and press 2

National Overdose Response Service (NORS)

if you are alone, about to use drugs and want to connect with people who are there to help you stay safe, call 1-888-688-6677

Rapid Access Addiction Medicine (RAAM) clinics

Walk-in clinics throughout in Ontario where you can get help for a substance use disorder. No appointment or referral needed

Supervised Injection Locations (City of Toronto)

For a safe place for people to inject drugs with supervision

Withdrawal Management Centres (Detox beds)

For locations you can safely start to withdraw from substance use. *Some locations are gender specific

Supports and services

Women for Sobriety

Support program for women overcoming substance abuse challenges

Supports and services


A place for teens with families who have alcohol problems to meet up and share their experiences

Kids Help Phone

For help finding counselling, information and resources in your area

What's Up Walk-in Clinic

Connect with a counsellor by phone or video. Open Monday to Friday from 9 am to 7pm and Saturdays from 10 am - 3 pm

Supports and services

Reconnect Community Health Services - Community Outreach Programs in Addictions (COPA)

If you are 55 years of age or older and would like help with an addiction concern, call 416-248-2050