North York Toronto Health Partners
Mental Health & Addictions Resources
The NYTHP Primary Care Network Mental Health & Addictions Committee is led by Dr. Kim Lazare.
If you have any questions about local mental health & addictions or the Committee, please contact Dr. Lazare on firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dr. Kim Lazare
Please see below for a list of local mental health & addictions (MH&A) resources that could be useful for you and your patients.
NYGH SCOPE Mental Health
NYGH SCOPE Mental Health provides rapid contact for patients in need of mental health support and assists in the co-management of these patients.
The current focus of this pathway is to provide support to primary care providers (PCPs) and their patients through resource navigation and physician-to-physician consultation.
The team continues to develop this service to best meet your needs and is comprised of one Mental Health Clinician, Shivon Yim MSW RSW and our Consulting Psychiatrist, Dr. Margittai.
Telephone Advice Psychiatry (TAP)
How to access NYGH SCOPE Mental Health:
Call, email, fax or submit an eReferral via Ocean to our mental health clinician and they will connect with you to discuss the patient background.
Managing patient expectations is incredibly important. Please do not promise any particular service components. We suggest the following messaging to patients:
"I am working with the SCOPE Mental Health program, a new service that an assist me in treating or navigating you to the most appropriate service(s) in the community. SCOPE Mental Health will work with me to help you get the care you need."
Additional mental health and addiction resources