April 25, 2017

Twitter: Sharing Ideas on how to make things better

Recently, Children’s Mental Health Ontario, along with parenting author Ann Douglas and Toronto Police officer Laurie McCann, hosted a Twitter Chat. A Twitter Chat is basically a meeting of Twitter…
April 25, 2017

Help Kids And Families Waiting For Mental Healthcare Services

In a recent twitter Chat, we heard from parents, service providers, health care workers, educators and youth. So many people expressed their personal experiences, shared their ideas on how to…
April 25, 2017

Tips On What We All Can Do To Bring About…

In a recent twitter Chat, we heard from parents, service providers, health care workers, educators and youth. So many people expressed their personal experiences, shared their ideas on how to…
April 25, 2017

What Can Be Done To Include Youth More

In a recent twitter Chat, we heard from parents, service providers, health care workers, educators and youth. So many people expressed their personal experiences, shared their ideas on how to…
April 25, 2017

Challenges In Obtaining Treatment For Children’s Mental Healthcare

In a recent Twitter Chat, we heard from parents, service providers, health care workers, educators and youth. So many people expressed their personal experiences, shared their ideas on how to…
April 25, 2017

Sharing Experiences In Public Space

In a recent Twitter Chat, we heard from parents, service providers, health care workers, educators and youth. So many people expressed their personal experiences, shared their ideas on how to…
April 19, 2017

Comments on 13 Reasons Why

Is Netflix’s new series “13 Reasons Why” too disturbing for kids to watch? A collection of perspectives written by youth, parents and mental health professionals. 13 Reasons Why is a…
March 29, 2017

Youth Volunteer Leading the Way

* By Mary-Anne Leahy Congratulations to Nicole D'Souza who has been a strong leader at The New Mentality for kid's mental health and was recently recognized with a volunteer award…
March 28, 2017

Tough Choices: Realities of Children's Mental Health Care

A 16-year-old from our neighborhood is in the emergency department today. She swallowed a bottle of pills because she wanted to kill herself. Her family emigrated to this country about…
March 09, 2017

Notes from Kim: School Violence

In response to this recent article in the Hamilton Spectator: School violence is a crisis, and parents need to speak up, Kim Moran, CEO, CMHO writes: The writer noted that…
March 08, 2017

Right Care, Right Place, Right Time

We are sharing here a letter sent to the Globe and Mail by Louise Lemieux White, co-founder of Families for Addiction Recovery. The letter wasn't published in the news, but…
March 01, 2017

Are You Ready to Change the View?

Children’s Mental Health Ontario (CMHO), in partnership with Teachers Life, is hosting our annual video contest, Change the View. The contest provides a positive outlet for youth (ages 13 -…
February 22, 2017

Shannon Speaks Out Against Bullying

Guest post by Shannon from The New Mentality Shannon is a 20-year-old mental health activist with a focus on intersectionality and First Nations rights. She has been sharing her story…
February 21, 2017

Bullying Prevention Tips by Ann Douglas

Guest blog by Ann Douglas Ann is the author of numerous books about pregnancy and parenting and the creator of The Mother of All Books ® series, which have sold…