Schizophrenia Society of Ontario

Site: Online and Telephone Service

Service: Ask the Expert

Contact Information
Office Phone 1-855-449-9949
Website www.schizophrenia.on.ca
Email Form www.schizophrenia.on.ca/Programs-Services/Ask-the-Exp
Site Information
Located In Community Hamilton
Physical Access Not Applicable - online and telephone service
Agency and Service Names
Alternate Name ATE
Former Name Family Mental Health Support Network for Hamilton and Halton (2016)
Agency Information
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Assists individuals and families living with schizophrenia and psychosis across Ontario through telephone, online and in-person support. 
 
* staffed by a team of trained mental health counselors who provide customized, supportive counseling, advice on system navigation and connects clients to local resources and services available throughout the province 
* all questions and responses are kept private and confidential 
 
Offers information for individuals and families dealing with: 
* first episode or new diagnosis of schizophrenia/psychosis 
* persistent, ongoing situations of schizophrenia and related mental illness 
* justice and mental health 
* housing 
* employment/ODSP 
* early intervention 
* medications 
* signs and symptoms of mental illness 
* advocacy
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Areas Served Ontario
Eligibility No restrictions
Application Not required
Languages English
Fees None
Categories and Classification
Service Categories Specialized Information and Referral ~ Mental Health Issues ; Support Group Clearinghouses ~ Mental Health Issues
Other Details
Resources Brochures, DVDs, Videos

Agency Overview


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