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Schizophrenia

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Where to find mental health information and access to care »

Sunnybrook Family Navigation Project

eMentalHealth

  • find mental health services, help and support in your community
  • ementalhealth.ca

ConnexOntario

211Toronto

  • service database
  • 24/7 community information and referral helplines
  • 211toronto.ca

Central Health Line

Homelessness & mental health: Toronto North Support Services

  • support services for vulnerable individuals on the street and in shelters
  • tnss.ca

Where to find clinical supports at Sunnybrook »


Drop-in sessions and classes »


Drop-in resources for youth »


Diagnostic information and resources »

Canadian Mental Health Association

  • links to information and community support services
  • cmha.ca

National Alliance on Mental Illness

Centre for Addiction and Mental Health

National Institute on Mental Health

Mood Disorders Association of Ontario

Schizophrenia Society of Canada

Schizophrenia Society of Ontario

Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Services

Children’s Mental Health Ontario

Here to Help

Helping Other Parents Everywhere (HOPE)

  • support and self-help groups for parents, guardians and relatives of young adults
  • hope4parents.ca

Early Psychosis Intervention

National Institute for Health and Care Excellence

Schizophrenia Society of British Columbia

The World Psychiatric Association: Open the Doors

Facts About Cannabis and Psychosis


Videos and podcasts »


Booklets and fact sheets »


Apps »

Disclaimer: we have not evaluated these apps. They are listed in alphabetical order, not order of effectiveness.

Calm - guided mindfulness meditation for smartphones and tablets; $13.99/month

Headspace - guided meditation for smartphones and tablets; free 10 day trial then $12.95/month Read more about Headspace: "The Science of Meditation" and "HeadSpace Research"

MediSafe - medication reminder for smartphones and tablets; $6.99

Pacifica - holistic tools to address stress, anxiety and depression for smartphones, tablets and web; free 7 day trial then $5.49/month

SuperBetter - helps build personal resilience for smartphones, tablets and web; free


Self-help books »

Not available in the Sunnybrook library:


Informational books »

Available in the Sunnybrook library:

  • Understanding Mental Disorders: A Patient and Family Resource (American Psychiatric Association: 2015)
  • 100 Questions & Answers about Schizophrenia: Painful Minds, Second Edition (DeLisi, Jones & Bartlett Learning: 2009)
  • The Everything Health Guide to Schizophrenia (Haycock, Adams Media: 2009)

Last updated: October 2018