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Institute for Advancements in Mental Health

Site: Provincial / Toronto Office

Memos and Bulletins
Public Comments COVID19 - Office closed to walk-in service * telephone support available, call 1-855-449-9949 * see Description for modified virtual services, or visit * formerly known as Schizophrenia Society of Ontario
Contact Information
Office Phone 416-449-6830
Toll Free Phone 1-800-449-6367
Crisis Phone 1-855-449-9949
Fax 416-449-8434
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Agency Information
Description (Agency) Registered Charity
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) COVID19 - Office closed to walk-in service * supportive counselling by telephone for individuals, families and caregivers impacted by chronic mental illness, including schizophrenia and other forms of psychosis, call 1-855-449-9949 or email (response may take up to 2 days) * virtual family support groups through Strengthening Families Together program - visit for details

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  • One-to-One Support -- telephone, online and in-person support service, including information and counselling on first episode or new diagnosis, managing schizophrenia/psychosis, justice and mental health, housing, employment and Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP), early intervention, managing medications, recognizing and managing signs and symptoms of mental illness, advocacy
  • support and education
  • support groups
  • family support
  • online resources
  • research and public awareness
Hours COVID19 No walk-in service, telephone service only * Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm; also Tue, Thu 5 pm-7 pm
Areas Served Ontario
Eligibility Individuals and families living with or affected by mental health issues, particularly schizophrenia and other forms of psychosis

Residency Requirements: Ontario
Application Call, email or visit website * for confidential support call toll free 1-855-449-9949 or email
Languages English; Other - Interpretation for other languages may be available
Fees Free * optional membership fee
Site Information
Located In Community Toronto
Address & Map
95 King St E
Suite 300
Toronto, ON
Canada M5C 1G4
Physical Access Main entrance wheelchair accessible, assistance needed with door
Categories and Classification
HCSD Main Heading Disabilities ; Mental Health / Addictions
HCSD Sub Heading Disability Associations ; Support Groups
Service Categories Condition Specific Mental Health Information/Education ~ Schizophrenia ; Disability Associations ~ Schizophrenia ; Individual Advocacy ~ Schizophrenia ; Mental Health Related Support Groups ~ Schizophrenia ; Psychiatric Disorder Counselling ~ Schizophrenia

Agency Overview

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