February 17, 2017

Take Time this Family Day

For me, Family Day is a time when I think about the importance of family to mental wellness, and I think about all of the families struggling as they support…
February 17, 2017

Give Kids a Boost

Children’s Mental Health Ontario welcomes its newest member, Boost Child and Youth Advocacy Centre (CYAC). Located in Toronto, Boost CYAC is committed to eliminating abuse and violence in the lives…
January 24, 2017

Let's Talk Children's Mental Health

Thanks to Bell Let’s Talk Day, issues around mental health will be top of mind for many Canadians on Jan. 25. For our part, Children’s Mental Health Ontario encourages youth,…
January 09, 2017

It makes good financial sense for Ontario to invest in…

As we usher in a new year many of us have or are setting personal and financial goals for the next 12 months. The Province of Ontario is also planning…
December 29, 2016

Another Young Life Lost to Suicide…it’s time to take Action

In response to the Toronto Star Article Patients Suffer Over Gap Between Physical & Mental Health Care The loss of Alex Hurst is a painful reminder that Ontario is not…
December 19, 2016

Make Children’s Mental Health a Priority in the Health Accord

As health and finance ministers from across Canada gather in Ottawa today for negotiations on the new Health Accord for Canada, Children’s Mental Health Ontario (CMHO) is urging provincial and…
December 02, 2016

Ontario’s Children Waiting up to 1.5 Years for Urgently Needed…

Children’s Mental Health Ontario Calling on Province to Increase Funding for Services for Children, Youth (TORONTO/OTTAWA – Nov. 29, 2016) Children and youth in urgent need of mental healthcare are…
December 01, 2016

Simple Solutions, Serious Issues

The solution to having better children’s mental health care is simple. When children or youth first start to show signs of mental health issues they need to get the right…
November 08, 2016

Children's Mental Health Ontario at Health Achieve

Children’s Mental Health Ontario CEO Kimberly Moran was recently part of a panel at HealthAchieve, one of the largest and most respected health care events in North America. Kim was…
September 22, 2016

Internet, social media addiction linked to mental health risks

Surveying 254 students, research of McMaster University has found that more time spent on the internet and social media increases an individual’s risk of suffering from mental health issues.Global News
September 16, 2016

Seven tips for supporting a child or teen with anxiety

As we transition from the relaxing days of summer into the busy fall schedule and back-to-school season, it is an important time to support children and youth who may be…
September 16, 2016

CMHO Echoes Concerns Raised by Ontario Psychiatrists

The alarm is ringing. Our children deserve better. Today, Ontario Psychiatrists released its report showing that the rate of suicide among young Canadians is dire and urges government to tackle …
September 09, 2016

Startling Rates of Suicidal Thinking by Teens a Wake Up…

This past week, Kids Help Phone released a report showing that 22 per cent of Canadian teens have considered suicide in the last year and nearly half of those formulated…
September 08, 2016

Troubling Teen Study

A new study suggests that one in five Canadian teens has seriously considered attempting suicide. We learn more from the CEO of Children's Mental Health Ontario Kim Moran and Outreach…