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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.

Find a child and youth mental health centre in your area.

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.

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PARENT SURVIVAL GUIDE

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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

Children’s Health Coalition Statement – October 15

A Cautious Approach to Reopening Urged by Children’s Health Leaders TORONTO, October 15, 2021 –...

Announcement from CMHO’s Board Chair

On behalf of the Board of Children’s Mental Health Ontario (CMHO), I am announcing that Kim Moran...

Recognizing the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

On September 30th, the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, Children's Mental Health Ontario...

Back to School Tips with Parents for Children’s Mental Health

We know it’s been a busy and challenging week for some as families get back into a school routine....

Children’s Health Coalition Statement – August 17

Children’s Health Coalition Response to New Vaccination Directive TORONTO, August 17, 2021 – The...
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