Welcome to our growing lists of agencies, websites and resources related to children's mental health. Whenever possible we try to include Canadian and Ontario resources.
These sites are provided for your information only, and Children's Mental Health Ontario assumes no responsibility for their content. Please carefully evaluate the content of each site when you visit it, rather than simply take the content at face value.
A site where youth and emerging adults can access information, resources and tools during difficult times. http://www.mindyourmind.ca/
A national organization working to improve public perception about mental health issues. http://www.partnersformh.ca/
Started by parents involved with PEPP to provide peer support to parents with a child receiving treatment for psychosis at the London Health Sciences Centre. http://www.pepp.ca/
STOP A BULLY is an anti-bullying prevention & reporting program meant to assist Canadian students & schools reduce/prevent violence and harassment in our schools. Stop A Bully functions as both a bullying reporting system and a bully deterrent in schools by increasing awareness and accountability. Stop A Bully is available to any student in Canada who needs to submit a Bully Report. Stop A Bully encourages students, parents & staff members to submit a request to add their school to this violence prevention program so that we can reduce the acts of bullying in our schools. Schools will receive promotional material to help make students aware that this service is available to them if they need help. http://www.stopabully.ca/
An organization that connects youth, parents and community organizations through peer support via their Speaker Series Program. http://tmhpforyouth.org/
Creators of the "WE ARE POWERFUL™" children's series - conceived and designed to facilitate the lives of children who have ADHD, ADD, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Tourette's Syndrome, Asperger Syndrome, Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder, Dyslexia and Dyspraxia. This series of books help adults gain a greater understanding of children and their unique world. http://wildberryproductions.ca/
YoungMinds is a national charity (in the United Kingdom) that is committed to improving the mental health of all children and young people. They do this through giving advice, training, campaigning and distributing publications. Their website has a section for children, young people, and for parents. http://www.youngminds.org.uk/
YouThrive is a practical resource that was developed in a partnership involving Canadian Mental Health Association, Ontario (CMHA Ontario), Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH), Ontario Lung Association (OLA) and Ophea. It is for leaders in communities and schools across Ontario who work with youth aged 12 to 19. It is designed for people who want to create communities in which young people can thrive and develop capacity to realize their own abilities, make a contribution to society and learn how to take control of their own lives. It shows how using a health promotion approach supports positive mental health and prevents risk-taking behaviour among young people. http://youthrive.ca