About Us

Structure & Membership

Our Structure

Two EPION members co-chair and lead the network and work closely with the membership chair, EPION coordinator and working group chairs.

The working groups include:

The Provincial System Support Program (PSSP) at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) leverages its provincial structure to support EPION’s mandate. PSSP provides project management, knowledge exchange, implementation, and evaluation expertise to the network.

EPION is funded by the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care.

Our membership


  • 50+ programs and satellite partners that provide EPI services across Ontario
  • Social workers, nurses, occupational therapists, psychologists, psychiatrists, program managers, peer support workers and others who work within EPI services
  • Individuals who receive services through EPI
  • Family members and caregivers connected to an EPI program.

There are many ways to become involved in EPION, including joining an EPION working
group, volunteering at an event, or attending network meetings.


  • Participation in the network;
  • Sharing of knowledge and expertise;
  • Voting at network meetings;
  • Serving on working groups/committees; and
  • Contributing your ideas and making a difference
Membership Types
    • EPI Program member

      Funded EPI programs in Ontario. When completing a membership application a designated representative will complete the application for the program and include a list of names of staff within the program.

    • Individual Member

      The individual has lived experience including family member, and/or (previous) experience/affiliation with EPI services (may or may not be part of an EPI funded program/organization)

  • Supporter

    Unofficial members of the association, but will be invited to participate in relevant activities.