Addictions and Mental Health Ontario (AMHO) represents approximately 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 is a not-for-profit, charitable organization. We work to improve the lives of all Ontarians through leadership, collaboration and continual pursuit of excellence in community-based mental health and addictions services. Our vision is a society that embraces and invests in the mental health of all people. We are a trusted advisor to government, contributing to health systems development through policy formulation and recommendations that promote positive mental health. Our 28 local CMHA branches, together with community-based mental health and addictions service providers across the province, serve approximately 500,000 Ontarians each year.
The Provincial System Support Program (PSSP) at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) works with diverse communities, service providers and other partners across Ontario to create equitable, sustainable, system-level change and support innovation in mental health and addiction services. PSSP is on the ground providing expertise within provincial and regional contexts in the following areas: implementation, knowledge mobilization, evaluation, data management, health equity and lived-experience engagement.