Ontario

Problem Gambling Community Treatment Service

Type of Service

Addictions Treatment - Problem Gambling

Program Description

The Problem Gambling Service provides group and limited one-to-one counselling for those experiencing problem gambling and technology use as well as support and counselling for family members, who may be seen with or without the individual with the identified problem. Family involvement is encouraged.  Counselling is solution-focused, using cognitive-behavioural interventions, relapse prevention and harm reduction strategies.  Services include open First Phase Preparation & Skills groups, closed 8-week Skills for Change groups, open Moving Forward/Follow-up groups, Family Psychoeducation groups, and others designed for specific issues and concerns. Staff also provides professional training, outreach and public information sessions on problem gambling, gaming, and technology overuse issues, treatment and prevention.

Access Information

Self-referral through Access CAMH. If there are additional concerns with addiction or mental health appropriate professional referral and consultation will be sought.

User Costs

User Cost No

Referral Contact Information

Phone 416-535-8501 ext. 2
Toll-Free 800-463-2338 ext. 2
TTY
Fax 416-979-6815
E-mail
Website

Clients Served

Gender All
Age 18 and up
Catchment Counties: (Durham; Halton; Peel; Toronto; York); Municipalities: (Toronto); City of Toronto (Primary); Greater Toronto Area (Secondary)
Wheelchair Access Yes

Smoking

Policy Allowed
Note No tobacco on CAMH property.

Languages

English French Interpretation Services Farsi Finnish

Hours

Monday 0900-1700
Tuesday 0900-1930
Wednesday 0900-1930
Thursday 0900-1700
Friday 0900-1700