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Addiction and Mental Health Specialists

Resources moved from the Addiction and Mental Health Specialists section of CAMH Knowledge Exchange. The old site will be retired in December 2015.

In Addiction and Mental Health Specialists

Dual Diagnosis

Methadone Treatment

  • Methadone Maintenance Treatment: Client Handbook
    This resource has been revised and republished as Making the Choice. It is available online on the CAMH website. 

  • Methadone Maintenance Treatment Overview
    Combines content originally written for CAMH Knowledgex with materials from earlier publications.
    The Assessment and Treatment section is adapted from: Chapter 7, "Assessment and Treatment Planning," in G. Martin et al. (eds.), Methadone Maintenance: A Counsellor's Guide to Treatment (© 2003 CAMH)


  • Screening for Concurrent Substance Use and Mental Health Disorders in Youth
    Screening for Concurrent Substance Use and Mental Health Problems in Youth sumarizes the results of a CAMH research project that reviewed screening tools for use with children and adolescents. The report includes detailed information sheets for each of the 20 most promising, well-validated and reliable tools.


  • Asking the Right Questions 2
    Talking with Clients about Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity in Mental Health, Counselling and Addiction SettingsLesbian, gay, bisexual, transgendered, transsexual, two-spirited, intersex and queer (LGBTTTIQ) people have specific life factors that relate to substance use and/or mental health problems. These factors include coming out, gender transition, societal oppression, loss of family support, isolation, and the prominence of bar culture in their communities.