Mentoring, Education, and Clinical Tools for Addiction: Primary Care-Hospital Integration (META:PHI)

A provincial initiative to support health care providers in treating people struggling with substance use disorders.

This website offers information about the META:PHI care model, clinical addiction tools for health care providers, resources for patients, and information about rapid access addiction medicine clinics across the province.
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META:PHI News

2019 META:PHI conference sold out
September 4, 2019

The 2019 META:PHI conference is now sold out. If you would like to be put on the waiting list for a ticket, please e-mail Kate Hardy.


2019 META:PHI conference information
August 22, 2019

The 2019 META:PHI conference is now just four weeks away!

For people coming from out of town, here are some hotels in the area, ordered by proximity to Women's College Hospital:

1. Chelsea Hotel: 33 Gerrard St. W, about 600 m away (~8-minute walk)
2. Courtyard Marriott: 475 Yonge St., about 650 m away (~8-minute walk)
3. Bond Hotel: 65 Dundas St. E, about 1.2 km away (~18-minute walk)

The conference has been accredited by the Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Canada for 6.5 Section 1 hours, and by the College of Family Physicians of Canada for 6.5 Mainpro+ credits (1 credit per hour).

Please have a look at the agenda.

META:PHI conference agenda


2019 META:PHI conference agenda
July 31, 2019

The 2019 META:PHI conference agenda has been finalized! Please register online.

We hope to see you there!


Save the date! Second annual META:PHI conference
June 3, 2019

We are excited to announce that the second annual META:PHI conference will be held on Friday, September 20, 2019 at Women's College Hospital in Toronto! Please register online. Details to follow!

2019 META:PHI conference


META:PHI staff featured in Women's Health Matters
March 28, 2019

META:PHI manager Kate Hardy and advanced practice nurse Irene Njoroge were featured this month on the Women's Health Matters website! Watch Kate discuss how to help someone with a substance use disorder, and watch Irene explain some risk factors for developing a substance use disorder.


Interview with Dr. Mehta about anti-alcohol medications
January 28, 2019

Dr. Chetan Mehta, a physician in the Substance Use Service at Women's College Hospital, was interviewed by Ontario Today about medications for alcohol use disorder on January 15. You can listen to it here.


META:PHI conference webcasts and slides now online
October 2, 2018

Many thanks to everyone who attended the 2018 META:PHI conference, both in person and over OTN! The webcasts and slide decks for both days are now posted in Provider Education.