Addictions and Mental Health Ontario (AMHO)
Addictions and Mental Health Ontario (AMHO) represents over 200 addiction and mental health organizations across Ontario. Our members span the full continuum of addiction and mental health organizations and services, ranging from community-based service providers to peer support and consumer survivor groups, to Community Health Centres, harm reduction, and hospital-based services.
As the collective voice of our members, we provide leadership and engage partners to build a comprehensive and accessible system of addiction and mental health care, and improve the well-being of individuals, families, and communities in Ontario. We do this through policy work, advocacy initiatives, service development, knowledge exchange, education offerings, and quality improvement work.
Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA), Ontario
Founded in 1952, the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA), Ontario, is a non-profit, charitable organization committed to making mental health possible for all.
CMHA Ontario achieves its mission by being a leader in the evolution of Ontario’s mental health and addictions system. We contribute our knowledge, resources and skills to provincial policy development and implementation. We promote mental health in collaboration with others. We further equitable access to mental health services and champion the reduction of mental health disparities. And we serve our branches in building their governance and leadership capacities.
CMHA Ontario is a dedicated partner within the network of Canadian Mental Health Associations at the national, provincial and local level. CMHA Ontario works closely with its local branches in communities across the province to ensure the utilization of best practices in the organization, management and delivery of services to consumers and families of individuals with mental illnesses, dual diagnosis and concurrent disorders. All CMHAs in Ontario work in a variety of partnerships to provide a coordinated, continuum of care using the social determinants of health model.
Ontario Health (OH)
Ontario Health (OH) is an agency created by the Government of Ontario with a mandate to connect and coordinate our province’s health care system in ways that have not been done before, to help ensure that Ontarians receive the best possible care.
We believe in patient-centred care and in health equity. And we believe in learning from the many diverse communities that make up Ontario, so we can reflect those learnings in everything we do.
Our highly skilled team comes from across the province and collectively applies world class experience, knowledge and expertise to support health care professionals and to benefit all Ontarians.
Provincial System Support Program (PSSP) at CAMH
The Provincial System Support Program (PSSP) the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) works with diverse communities, service providers and other partners across Ontario to create sustainable, system-level change and support innovation in mental health and substance use services.
PSSP is on the ground providing expertise within provincial and regional contexts in the following areas: implementation, knowledge exchange, evaluation, data management, health equity, and engagement.