Did You Know?

It is estimated that 10-20% of Canadian youth are affected by a mental illness or disorder - the single most disabling group of disorders worldwide.

20% of Canadians will personally experience a mental illness in their lifetime.

1 to 3% of Canadians have a developmental disability.

Of 80,000 individuals with a developmental disability in Ontario, 24,000 have a dual diagnosis.

It is estimated that 77% of adults with a developmental disability also live in poverty.

Lesbian, gay and bisexual youth are 14 times more likely to attempt suicide than heterosexual youth.

Lesbian, gay and bisexual youth experience substance abuse problems 3 to 5 times higher than heterosexual youth.

Mental illness indirectly affects all Canadians at some time through a family member, friend or colleague.

Mental illness affects people of all ages, educational and income levels, and cultures.

It is estimated that 10-20% of Canadian youth are affected by a mental illness or disorder - the single most disabling group of disorders worldwide.

Approximately 8% of adults will experience major depression at some time in their lives.

Anxiety disorders affect 5% of the household population, causing mild to severe impairment.

Suicide accounts for 24% of all deaths among 15-24 year olds and 16% among 25-44 year olds.

Suicide is one of the leading causes of death in both men and women from adolescence to middle age.

The mortality rate due to suicide among men is four times the rate among women.

Almost one half (49%) of those who feel they have suffered from depression or anxiety have never gone to see a doctor about this problem.

Mental illnesses can be treated effectively.

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CURRENT HOURS for COVID 19

Griffin Centre Mental Health Services
1126 Finch Ave West, Unit 16 
Toronto, Ontario, M3J 3J6 

Phone: 416-222-1153 
Fax: 416-222-1321
E-mail: contact@griffincentre.org

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Registered Charitable Number: 
10752 8879 RR0001.


IMPORTANT NOTICE:

As of March 18 most of Griffin Centre’s services will be provided remotely via telephone. Our office locations at 1124 and 1126 Finch Ave. West are currently closed. While our offices are closed, we’re still present and active, working remotely, and supporting the critical services our clients need. Please feel free to contact your worker or leave a message with our general mail box if you have any further questions or concerns. (416.222.1153 or contact@griffincentre.org).

what’s up walk in clinic is currently CLOSED. We are offering phone sessions only. Please call 416.222.4380 and leave a message and our walk in Intake Worker will call you back.

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