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You Don't Have to Do This Alone.

If you are a parent/caregiver worried about your child, or a young person looking for help yourself – please reach out. Our network of child and youth mental health centres has 4,000 professionals ready to help children, youth and families with free counselling and treatment. We provide care in person, on the phone and virtually. No problem is too big or small.
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WHO WE ARE

Children’s Mental Health Ontario (CMHO) represents Ontario’s publicly-funded Child and Youth Mental Health Centres. We advocate for investments, policies, and programs for children, youth, and families seeking mental health services in Ontario. Our goal is to promote a coordinated and high-quality system of care that puts children, youth and families first.

  RESOURCES TO HELP PARENTS

PARENT SURVIVAL GUIDE

FAMILY CARE CENTRE

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YOUTH RESOURCES

PROFESSIONAL RESOURCES

Kids Can’t Wait

28,000 Ontario children and youth are waiting for mental health services. For some families, the wait is up to two and a half years. Join us in urging the Ontario government to end the wait.

 

 

Number of children on the wait list

Some waiting as long as 2.5 years

Longest wait for service can reach 919 days

FEATURE REPORT 

 

See the latest news from CMHO on wait times and other key issues affected kids’ mental health in Ontario.

ADVOCACY REPORT

 

Our advocacy reports aim to identify challenges and solutions to important policy issues affecting kids’ mental health.

FACTS & FIGURES

 

CMHO regularly publishes a collection of statistics about child and youth mental health in Ontario.

LATEST UPDATES

New Statement: Our Children Are Not Okay

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Live Chat with Child and Youth Mental Health Professionals by CMHO

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Government of Ontario ignores crisis of child and youth mental health in Budget

Government of Ontario ignores crisis of child and youth mental health in today’s response to...

New Survey Launched by Youth Action Committee

  This blog originally appeared on The New Mentality website. The New Mentality and Children’s...

Government of Ontario falls short with its investment

Government of Ontario falls short with its investment in child and youth mental health Toronto,...
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