Here are several resources that can provide you with helpful tools for dealing with your child's substance use or offer advice about appropriate treatments.
The inclusion of an organization does not imply endorsement or authorization by Drug Free Kids Canada. The sources of information listed below are intended only as a partial list of the resources available to viewers of this website. You are encouraged to conduct additional research for resources.
The Family Navigation Project at Sunnybrook
The Family Navigation Project at Sunnybrook is a non-profit program designed to provide expert navigation of the mental health and addictions service system for youth aged 13-26 with serious mental health and/or addictions problems.
Centre for Addictions and Mental Health - CAMH
CAMH is Canada’s leading addiction and mental health organization, integrating specialized clinical care with innovative research, education, health promotion, and policy development. Find out more about CAMH’s programs, locations, and how to contact us.
Canadian Society of Addiction Medicine
Addiction Medicine information
A resource of scientific and medical information about Addiction - for the general public and professionals.
Families for Addiction Recovery
Families for Addiction Recovery (FAR) is dedicated to supporting families struggling with substance use disorder (SUD), educating and advocating for treatment options for youth and young adults.
The Drug & Alcohol Helpline
The Drug and Alcohol Helpline provides information about drug and alcohol addiction services in Ontario. A helpful Information and Referral Specialist will answer your call, email or webchat 24/7. The service is free, confidential and anonymous.
Drug Prevention Network of Canada
Provides contacts to each relevant provincial ministry as well as an extensive list of organizations in your province