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Postgraduate Certificate On Campus

Addictions and Mental Health

Humber College

18 months
17452 CAD/year
4354 CAD/year
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The Addictions and Mental Health graduate certificate at Humber College will empower you with the knowledge and skills you need for a rewarding career. Learn to deliver responsive, culturally relevant, client-centered assessment and treatment to diverse individuals and groups. Practise ways to effectively collaborate and transform lives as a valuable part of a professional support team.

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You will acquire the knowledge, skills and abilities required by front-line workers in order to deliver effective addictions and mental health services while promoting empowerment, self-determination and optimum quality of life to individuals with addictions and mental health issues.

Recovery principles, empowerment practice, and the impact of early and ongoing trauma in the lives of individuals across the lifespan are examined in the curriculum.


Qualify for employment in various organizations including community mental health and addictions services, residential treatment centres, youth and family services, housing services, and crisis response services.

Graduates of the  Addictions and Mental Health graduate certificate at Humber College  seek career opportunities such as:

  • community support worker
  • housing worker
  • case manager
  • crisis worker
  • mental health worker

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Mental Health and Addiction Foundations
  •  Counselling Foundations
  • Substance Use and Dependency
  • Community Services and Supports in Addictions and Mental Health
  •  Holistic Approaches to Wellbeing
  •  Equity, Diversity and Inclusive Practice in Mental Health and Addictions
  •  Ethical Practice and Professionalism in Mental Health and Addictions
  • Professional Practice

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Deadline for equal consideration in the admission process: February 1. Post-February 1 applications will be considered on a first-come, first-served basis.


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A bachelor’s degree
  • Applicants must submit a detailed resume including education, work and/or volunteer experience.
  • Canadian citizens or permanent residents with international education are required to provide a WES or ICAS evaluation.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    17452 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8726 CAD per semester during 18 months.
  • National

    4354 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2177 CAD per semester during 18 months.

Living costs for Toronto

1502 - 2563 CAD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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