Diseases and Conditions

Addictions 

Centre for Addiction and Mental Health 
Information from the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health on a variety of topics and resources in the Greater Toronto Area

Addictions & Mental Health Ontario
Information from Addictions & Mental Health Ontario, formerly The Alcohol and Drug Recovery Association of Ontario, a non-profit, charitable organization representing individuals and facilities to address substance misuse and mental health issues. 

Ontario Drug and Alcohol Helpline
Information about drug and alcohol addiction services in Ontario

Allergies 

Canadian Allergy, Asthma and Immunology Foundation
Information from this registered charity dedicated to educating patients and the public. 

Food Allergy Canada
Includes information for people living with life-threatening allergies

Alzheimer's Disease 

Alzheimer Society of Canada 
Support, information and education for people with Alzheimer's disease, families, physicians and health care providers 

Alzheimer Society of Toronto 
Support, information and education for persons with dementia, families and caregivers

Alzheimer's Association 
Alzheimer research and support. The first and largest voluntary health organization dedicated to finding prevention methods, treatments and an eventual cure for Alzheimer's

ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosi or Lou Gherig's Disease) 

The ALS Society of Canada 
Provides medical information and advocacy throughout Canada 

Arthritis 

The Arthritis Society 
The website includes information on treatment and management of all types of arthritis, including email contact with specialists in arthritis care

Asthma 

Canadian Allergy, Asthma and Immunology Foundation 
Information from the Canadian Allergy, Asthma and Immunology Foundation, a registered charity dedicated to educating patients and the public.

Breathe – The Lung Association
Information on lung diseases including asthma and COPD

Asthma Society of Canada
Provides support and information to people living with asthma

Yourlunghealth.org 
Information on asthma from the American Association for Respiratory Care

Brain Cancer 

The Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada 
Provides interactive tutorials and links for researchers, patients and families, including support groups 

Brain Injury/disease 

The Ontario Brain Injury Association 
Includes links and contact information for community associations that provide support, information, education and advocacy programs and services to those affected by acquired brain injury in local communities

The Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada 
Provides interactive tutorials and links for researchers, patients and families, including support groups 

Breast Cancer 

The Breast Cancer Society of Canada 
A charity to assist patients and their families with information, support and social services

Caring Voices 
An online community for breast cancer survivors. Access current resources, learn about upcoming survivorship events, take part in chats and discussions.

Cancer (General Information) 

The Canadian Cancer Society 
A Canadian organization that provides information on prevention and management of cancer 

cancerview.ca
A resource portal brought to you by the Canadian Partnership Against Cancer

The American Cancer Society 
Information on cancer from the American Cancer Society

Ontario Cancer Trials
Information on clinical cancer trials and where to find them in Ontario, by the Ontario Research Cancer Network

Wellspring 
A network of community centres that provide free emotional and psychological support to individuals and families living with cancer. Includes details on support groups and programs being offered 

The Temmy Latner Centre for Palliative Care 
Includes links to Canadian and Ontario palliative care resources 

Cerebral Palsy 

Ontario Federation for Cerebral Palsy 
Non-profit, charitable organization with a mandate to address the changing needs of people in Ontario with cerebral palsy

Crohn's and Colitis 

Crohn's and Colitis Canada
Information from the Canadian chapter of the Crohn's and Colitis Foundation

Canadian Society of Intestinal Research 
Includes information on research into Crohn's disease and colitis and other intestinal diseases and conditions

Colorectal Cancer 

Colorectal Cancer Association of Canada 
Includes information, news and community for patients and patients' families 

Cystic Fibrosis 

Cystic Fibrosis Canada 
Information and resources on cystic fibrosis 

Yourlunghealth.org 
Information on cystic fibrosis from the American Association for Respiratory Care

Diabetes 

The Canadian Diabetes Association 
Provides information about diabetes and diabetes care and research across Canada

Dementia

Baycrest
This webpage provides access to a selection of the best available senior friendly web resources on dementia from around the world.

The Toronto Dementia Network 
Includes a list of dementia services in Toronto and a list of organizations in Toronto that provide dementia-specific or dementia-friendly services 

Epilepsy 

Epilepsy Ontario
Information on seizure disorders from an Ontario non-profit health organization

Epilepsy Canada
National non-profit organization whose mission is to enhance the quality of life for persons affected by epilepsy through promotion and support of research and facilitation of education and awareness initiatives 

Fractures 

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons 
Information from the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, including information on fractures and recovery

Osteoporosis Canada 
Includes information on fractures

Heart Disease 

The Heart and Stroke Foundation 
Provides information on heart disease, heart health (weight, blood pressure and cholesterol control) as well links to provincial resources 

Hemophilia 

The Canadian Hemophilia Society 
Provides information on a variety of blood-related disorders

HIV/AIDS 

Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange (CATIE) 
Provides up-to-date information on all aspects of HIV and hepatitis C care in French and English, including a list of social and medical services and tips for health living for persons with HIV and hepatitis C.

Influenza 

Toronto Public Health
Information on flu prevention and treatment from Toronto Public Health 

Toronto Public Health — Epidemiology and Surveillance
Information on reporting of communicable diseases to the Toronto Health Unit by physicians, laboratories, administrators of hospitals, schools, and institutions 

Center for Disease Control (CDC) 
Information on flu from the American public health agency

Kidney Disease 

The Kidney Foundation of Canada 
Includes information about kidney disease and health

Liver Disease 

Canadian Liver Foundation 
Information on liver health and liver disease 

Lung Cancer 

Breathe — The Lung Association
Includes information and news on lung cancer

Yourlunghealth.org
Information on lung cancer from the American Association for Respiratory Care 

Lymphoma 

The Lymphoma Foundation of Canada
Offers support to individuals with lymphoma, including Hodgkin's and non-Hodgkin's lymphoma 

Mental Health 

Canadian Mental Health Association 
The Canadian Mental Health Association is a nation-wide, charitable organization that promotes mental health and supports people experiencing mental illness.

Centre for Addiction and Mental Health 
Information from the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health on a variety of topics and resources in the Greater Toronto Area

National Institute for Mental Health 
Information from the American National Institute for Mental Health, a group working to reduce the burden of mental illness and behaviour disorders 

Ontario Mental Health Helpline
Find drug and alcohol treatment in Ontario using the online registry and information the Mental Health Service Information Line

Multiple Sclerosis 

The Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada
Includes information on multiple sclerosis and links to provincial MS organizations and resources

Osteoporosis 

Osteoporosis Canada
Includes information on osteoporosis and programs and resources, including local contacts

Parkinson's Disease 

Parkinson Society of Canada 
Information on Parkinson's disease, support, and links to further resources

The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research 
Dedicated to the development of a cure for Parkinson's disease and includes information on Parkinson's Disease 

Pneumonia 

The Lung Association 
Includes information and news on pneumonia

Prostate Cancer 

Prostate Cancer Canada 
Includes information, research, and news

Respiratory Diseases 

The Lung Association 
Includes information and news on respiratory diseases, including asthma, tuberculosis and others

Yourlunghealth.org 
Information on respiratory diseases and lung health from the American Association for Respiratory Care

Tuberculosis 

Centers for Disease Control
Patient education materials cover six topics related to tuberculosis 

The Lung Association 
Includes information and news on tuberculosis 

Yourlunghealth.org 
Information on lung cancer from the American Association for Respiratory Care

Women's Health Resources 

Women's College Hospital 
Information about women's health from Women's College Hospital

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