Terms of Use

General viewing of the womensmentalhealthselfcheck.ca (“Website”) as a user is subject to acceptance of the following terms of use (“Terms of Use”). Please read these Terms of Use carefully. By continuing to use the Website you (“You”, with references to “Your” as applicable) agree that you have accepted these Terms of Use.

The Website provides a mental health self-assessment tool (that is not designed to diagnose a mental illness); information about women’s mental health, and tips and resources about how to promote good mental health. CAMH provides information to the public that is accessible, current at the time of posting and reliable, however, we make no representations or warranties regarding the accuracy, quality, completeness, timeliness, appropriateness or sustainability of the content. CAMH may make improvements and/or changes in the information, but it assumes no obligation to update the content or advise on further developments concerning the topics mentioned in the content. You acknowledge that the Website and the content, and each Website Service are provided on an "AS IS" basis; and that any use of or reliance on this Website or any materials shall be at your sole risk.


Links from this Website to other sites do not constitute an endorsement of those sites by CAMH or Shoppers Drug Mart. These links are provided as an information service only. It is your responsibility to evaluate the content and usefulness of information obtained from other sites.

Not Medical Advice

The contents of the Website, including the online tool, tips and resources, the results from the completion of the online tool, and other material contained on the Website (“Content”) are for informational purposes only. The Content is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. You should always seek the immediate or timely advice of your physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. You should never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read or seen on the Website, including the Content as described above.

Not Emergency or Crisis Care

The Website is not for emergency or crisis help. If you require emergency help, contact your local emergency services: in Ontario, you can call 911 or go to your local hospital emergency room.

Server Log Information that CAMH Gathers

CAMH web servers generate logs that may contain information about computers or devices used to access the Website or about general activity on the Website, such as the following:

  • Internet address of computer or device
  • Type of browser or other application used
  • The operating system of the computer or device
  • Web pages requested by the user
  • Referring Web pages
  • Time spent on the Website

CAMH Web server administrators may produce summary reports from these logs and share that information with Website content managers. Website content managers typically use this information in aggregate to understand what pages are popular, how users are navigating to and within their site, and when their sites are used most frequently. While information in server logs generally cannot be used to identify individuals, you should be aware that such information inadvertently may be captured.

Personal Information and Privacy

We are committed to maintaining the privacy of all individuals who use the resources available on the Website. CAMH places a high value on privacy, both in person and online. Please visit CAMH’s general privacy pages to learn more about our overall commitment to protecting the personal information of our patients and clients, and of any other individuals whose personal information we collect. Those pages contain general information about our Privacy Office, our Privacy Notice, and our Privacy Policy.

This Website may contain links to other websites. Upon entering other websites, you are subject to the privacy and security policies of those sites. This policy identifies our Website’s privacy practices only.

No personal information (which means personally-identifiable information including, without limitation, name, street address, telephone number, screen name and email address) about the user is collected from users of this Website.

This website contains a link to an anonymous survey. The information collected from this survey will be used for ongoing quality improvements of the site and no personally identifiable information about the user will be collected through this survey.


By accepting these Terms of Use, You agree to assume liability for Your actions on the Website; You will indemnify CAMH for any and all claims arising from its operation of the Website; You will abide by all policies for the Website, as well as all applicable laws (including provincial and federal laws of Canada); You will limit CAMH’s liability by agreeing that CAMH will not be responsible for any specific level of service, but, rather will provide service on an “as is, where is” basis; and You acknowledge that CAMH may suspend provision of the Website without prior notice.

If you choose not to accept these Terms of Use, you may close this window now and leave the Website.

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