Support for Health Care Workers
If you are a health care worker impacted by stress related to COVID19, support is available to help you cope. Visit Get support if you are a health care worker.
Support for Individuals
Depression and anxiety support
Refer individuals for free in-person and virtual services for depression and anxiety-related conditions.
Mental health and addictions support
Substance use and addictions support
Breaking Free Online is a free online support tool for people in Ontario ages 16 and older to reduce or stop the use of over 70 substances such as tobacco, alcohol and drugs, including opioids. For more information, go to Breaking Free Online.
Individuals can sign up or learn more at Breaking Free - Confidential wellness and recovery support program for alcohol and drugs.
Ontario virtual care clinic
Quality standards outline what quality care looks like for clinicians, individuals, families and caregivers. Based on the best available evidence, quality standards focus on key areas for improvement. They provide the blueprint to enable the health care system in Ontario to work better, facilitate smooth transitions, and ensure people receive the same high-quality care, regardless of where they live.
Quality standards cover a wide range of mental health and addictions-related topics:
- Anxiety disorders
- Eating Disorders
- Major depression
- Medication safety
- Obsessive-compulsive disorder
- Opioid use disorder (opioid addiction)
- Problematic alcohol use and alcohol use disorder
- Schizophrenia care in hospital
- Schizophrenia care in the community
- Transitions between hospital and home
- Transitions from youth to adult health care services