About Portico Network

CAMH is building a new home at https://www.camh.ca/en/professionals for the information you need to improve the quality of your practice as you screen for, assess and treat mental illness, including substance use concerns. Designed to meet the needs of a range of professionals, especially those in primary care, the Professionals section brings together the latest evidence-based treatment information, combined with deep clinical experience, to build capacity across health systems to deliver compassionate, person-centred care.  


Portico tools

Psychiatry in Primary Care

Primary Care Addiction Toolkit

Web Content Display

Portico Partner sites

Portico Partner sites are hosted on the Portico platform but remain editorially independent. 


'Community' Reconsidered
Learn about a novel project about community among people diagnosed with psychosis who live in Toronto.

CAMH Health Equity

Health equity is concerned with creating equal opportunities for good health for all. It is about reducing avoidable and unjust differences in health among population groups. The Heath Equity Office provides various tools and resources to improve equity in the access, quality and outcomes of health care for vulnerable populations.

CAMH Knowledge Exchange Archive 
The archive for CAMH Knowledge Exchange materials that have been moved over to Portico but not yet reviewed or revised. 

Childhood Trauma Tooikit
A toolkit for care providers on developmental trauma.  

Health Care Access Research and Developmental Disabilities (H-CARDD)
The H-CARDD program was developed to address disparities in health status and health care access by individuals with developmental disabilities in Ontario, Canada. People with developmental disabilities often have complex health care needs, experience difficulty accessing appropriate services and tend to encounter health care providers with little knowledge of how to support them. The overall goal of H-CARDD is to monitor and improve the health and health care of Ontarians with developmental disabilities by engaging researchers, policy-makers, health care planners, clinicians, adults with developmental disabilities and caregivers. 

Health Equity Impact Assessment (HEIA)
This website provides information and resources on HEIA, a practical tool that helps users identify and address unintended health equity impacts of decision-making (positive and negative) on specific population groups. 

The Immigrant and Refugee Mental Health Project
IRMHP offers online training, tools and resources to settlement, social and health service professionals working with immigrants and refugees. By participating, you’ll gain new knowledge, skills, tools and strategies to apply to your work. You’ll have the opportunity to connect and exchange ideas and experiences with hundreds of service providers across Canada and obtain advice from experts in the field. 


Ontario Psychiatric Outreach Program (OPOP)
OPOP is collaborative and dynamic network of dedicated academics and practitioners in the mental health field, sharing expertise and resources to deliver clinical services and education to Ontario's rural, remote and under-serviced areas.

Ontario Behaviour Analytic Community of Practice (OBACoP) 
OBACoP is a network of behaviour analytic practitioners, researchers and educators that share an interest in the science of human behaviour and its potential for making positive social change.

Researching Health in Ontario Communities (RHOC)
RHOC addresses the complexity of co-occurring mental health, substance use and violence problems. 

Scarborough Addiction Services Partnership (SASP)
The Scarborough Addiction Services Partnership is comprised of over twenty agencies serving Scarborough residents living with addictions. Agencies represent a spectrum of services, including mental health, addicitons, cultural, housing, homelessness, community centres and allied sectors. SASP develops community-based addiction services and addiction service capacity by providing seed funding, training and networking opportunities.


Social Entrepreneurism in Mental Health (SEMH)
SEMH focuses on understanding how social entrepreneurism principles can help to achieve mental health equity. 

Supporting a family member with schizophrenia
Practical strategies for daily living

Supporting a family member with schizophrenia offers tools and resources that help people with schizophrenia and their families develop customized strategies that support an independent and fulfilling life in the community.

Telemental Health
A resource to provide tools and to stimulate best practices in telemental health.