The Tina Resource Guide


Harm Reduction Support Group

SPUNK! is a free service for gay/bi/queer guys, including trans men, to explore making positive changes regarding drug use. The group runs for 6-week sessions in the spring and fall of each year.

For more information about SPUNK! and to register for the next upcoming group, go to:



Emergency support in our community

This section provides information for emergencies and immediate care.

Emergencies (24/7)

• All emergencies: 911
• Distress Centre Hotline (Step before 911): 416-408-HELP (4357)
• Police (non-emergency; not life threatening): 416-808-2222
• Community information services/Blue Book: 211 or

Mental health crisis (24/7)

• Gerstein Centre: 416-929-5200

Hospitals (Emergency Departments) (24/7)

• St. Michael’s: 416-864-5094
• Toronto East General: 416-469-6435
• Toronto General: 416-340-3946
• Toronto Western: 416-603-5757

De-tox and withdrawal management (24/7)

• St. Michael’s 410 Sherbourne: 1-866-366-9513 (toll free)
         o  De-tox & Day Program
         o  One-on-one Drug Therapy

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Smoking Cessation helps folks living with HIV/AIDS lead healthier lives by helping with quitting smoking.

Assessments and referrals for treatment programming in Toronto

Metro Addiction Assessment Referral Service (MAARS): 416-599-1448

Immediate counselling

AIDS Committee of Toronto (HIV/AIDS affected issues): 416-340-2437
Towel Talk counseling for men who have sex with men (also accessible  in the bathhouses): 647-892-6126
Hassle Free Clinic (HIV/HCV/STI medical health issues): 416-922-0603
South Riverdale Community Health Centre (harm reduction): 416-461-1925
The Works (harm reduction): 416-392-0520
Rainbow Services. One-on-One and Group counseling for LGBT community:  416-535-8501, ext. 6781 (toll free) 1-800-463-2338, extension 6781
The 519 Community Centre: Six-session free counseling: 416.392.6878 Ext. 4000

Harm Reduction Information Party drug harm reduction info for folks who party in Toronto’s gay/bi/queer party scenes.
TRIP! Project: Party drug harm reduction info for youth who party in Toronto’s electronic music scenes.

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