Mental Health and Addictions Service

How to make a referral for Mental Health and Addictions ambulatory services at St. Michael’s Hospital

General inquires

There is one number to call for information and referral to Ambulatory, Community and Addictions Services at St. Michael’s: 416-864-5120. Clients, families and other referral sources can call this Central Intake line from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday to Friday. Messages can be left after business hours and calls will be returned the next business day.

This is not a crisis service, if you require immediate help, please call 911 or visit your closest emergency department.

General Referrals –Ambulatory and Community Mental Health Programs

To access St. Michael’s Mental Health Ambulatory and Community Mental Health Programs a patient referral form must be completed by a family physician and faxed to 416-864-3091. For further information on Ambulatory and Community Mental Health programs offered by St. Michael’s Hospital, please click the relevant program from the list below.

Ambulatory Mental Health

Child and adolescent

Community outreach

Addictions referral

Addictions Outpatient Programs and Groups To access St. Michael’s Mental Health Ambulatory and Community Mental Health Programs a patient referral form must be completed by a family physician and faxed to 416-864-3091. For further information please call 416-864-3082.
Withdrawal Management Residential and Community Day Programs To access St. Michael’s Men’s Residential Withdrawal Management Services and Community and Day Withdrawal Programs patients, care givers and physicians can should contact the central access number 1-866-366-9513.
Coordinated access to Addictions Services Clients can speak to an addictions counselor by calling 1-855-505-5045. The counselor clients can speak to an addictions counselor who will assist them in finding the appropriate level of care for their needs. Hours: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday to Friday *Voicemail messages left after hours will be returned the next business day.

For further information on Addictions Mental Health programs offered by St. Michael’s hospital please, click the relevant program from the list below

Addictions services

Medical Psychiatry Referral

To access St. Michael’s Mental Health Medical Psychiatry Mental Health Programs a Medical Psychiatry referral form must be completed by a family physician and faxed to 416-864-3091.

For further information on Medical Psychiatry programs offered by St. Michael’s Hospital, please click the relevant program from the list below.

STAR - Supporting Transitions and Recovery

To access Supporting Transitions and Recovery (STAR) — the very first initiative of the new Urban Angel Fund for Homeless People at St. Michael’s—please please email us at STAR@smh.ca. Or call us at 647-302-7827. We can also be reached toll-free at 1-855-592-7827. Contact: Program coordinator.