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Addictions / Concurrent Disorders - Resources and Support

We hope that the resources listed below are helpful to you while you wait for mental health services for concurrent disorders or are between appointments. These resources are provided for informational purposes only and are not intended to be a substitute for professional medical or mental health advice, diagnosis or treatment. You should always seek the advice of a physician or other qualified health care professional with any questions you may have. Never disregard professional advice or delay in seeking it because of a resource you have found on this website, including those listed below. If you are seeking professional mental health services you may find our Accessing Care for Addictions page helpful.

Ontario Shores Resources

Community Services / Groups

  • Pinewood: (905) 571-3344 press 2
    Locations in Oshawa and Bowmanville. Groups are focused upon addictions/substance use. Self referral.
  • Drug and Alcohol Registry of Treatment (1-800-565-8603)
  • Ontario Problem Gambling Helpline (1-888-230-3505)
  • Overeaters Anonymous (1-866-221-5061)
  • Al-Anon (905-728-1020), AA (905-728-1020), NA (905-434-2020)           
  • Addiction Services Central Ontario
  • Sex and Love Addicts Anonymous
    A Twelve Step, Twelve Tradition oriented fellowship based on the model pioneered by Alcoholics Anonymous. The only qualification for S.L.A.A. membership is a desire to stop living out a pattern of sex and love addiction.  Contact Ontario S.L.A.A. for more information. An S.L.A.A. volunteer will discreetly respond to your inquiry.
    Toronto Message line: 416-486-8201.
    Email: @email.
  • Connex Ontario
    Government funded service that provides Ontarians with access to the wide variety of government-funded addictions, problem gambling, and mental health services and supports available within the province. 
    1-866-531-2600.
  • Additional Resources: Get help with substance use (canada.ca).
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