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Children’s Mental Health Ontario service providers are open and providing support during the COVID-19 response.

 

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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.

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PARENT & CAREGIVER RESOURCES

PROFESSIONAL RESOURCES

FIND A CMHO CENTRE IN YOUR COMMUNITY

CMHO’s nearly 100 member organizations operate in every region of the province, providing treatment and support to children, youth and families. This includes targeted prevention, early intervention, short- and long-term counselling and therapy, walk-in clinics, and intensive services such as residential care.

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

Thinking of you this Mother’s Day

This Mother’s Day, I am thinking about the moms that do such an extraordinary job parenting a child or youth with mental health issues. You are on 24/7 and it is draining – and often, you get no thanks at all.

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