Watch these videos featuring Dr. Ian Manion, Executive Director of the Ontario Centre of Excellence for Child and Youth Mental Health.
Get involved - attend an activity in your community. Here are some ideas:
Thistletown Regional Centre Community Transfer
Learn more about the transfer of services from Thistletown Regional Centre to community agencies.
Approximately one in five children and youth in Ontario has a mental health challenge. Mental health issues often begin at a young age — about 70 per cent of mental health challenges have their onset in childhood and adolescence. Early identification and intervention leads to improved school achievement and better health outcomes.
The most common mental health issues for children and youth are:
Ontario is investing in a Comprehensive Mental Health and Addictions Strategy that puts kids first.
Recognizing the behaviours
Getting help for kids
Resources on Youthconnect.ca