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Live Chat with Child and Youth Mental Health Professionals by CMHO

Live Chat with Child and Youth Mental Health Professionals by CMHO

Just in time for the holidays: New Webinar with Children’s Mental Health Ontario With the holidays and the long days of winter approaching in the middle of the ongoing pandemic, we know that many families are struggling with mental health issues. That’s why we have asked two of our child and youth mental health experts to join us for a live chat. If you have questions or are looking for helpful...

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New Survey Launched by Youth Action Committee

New Survey Launched by Youth Action Committee

  This blog originally appeared on The New Mentality website. The New Mentality and Children’s Mental Health Ontario’s provincial Youth Action Committee (YAC) that works to identify major issues youth experiencing mental illness are currently facing in Ontario and generates youth-led policy recommendations who are responsible for change will be focusing on Race in the Mental Health System for...

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Four Tips to Ease Frustration in Remote Learning

Four Tips to Ease Frustration in Remote Learning

Looking for ways to minimize the amount of frustration and anxiety your child experiences while studying remotely? Here are four tips to help make remote learning work. Also, take a look at our Back-to-School Mental Health Kit for more information on Your Child’s Mental Wellness and Remote Learning. Protect your family’s downtime. You don’t want your children to feel like they’re living at...

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New Survey Launched by Youth Action Committee

The New Mentality Exploring Race in the Mental Health System

This blog originally appeared on The New Mentality website Through our joint provincial Youth Action Committee (YAC) with The New Mentality we support young people in identifying major issues youth experiencing mental illness are currently facing in Ontario. The YAC's role is to engage with youth across the province and work together to report on its findings and generate youth-led policy...

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Webinar Series: Live chat with child and youth mental health professionals

Webinar Series: Live chat with child and youth mental health professionals

Webinar Series: Back-to-School live chat with child and youth mental health professionals presented by Children’s Mental Health Ontario We know that the return to school has created challenges for many families across Ontario and that many parents and caregivers have questions around supporting their child’s mental health in these difficult times. Listen in to one of our free webinars to hear...

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Youth Perspective: How the Pandemic is Affecting Youth

Youth Perspective: How the Pandemic is Affecting Youth

This post was originally shared by The New Mentality. The start of a new school year can normally bring on a mix of different emotions – excitement, joy, and happiness, but also nervousness, discomfort, and stress. The pandemic drastically changed how the school year ended in the spring, and the return to school has been uncertain for the most part over the summer months. As we enter the final...

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Back-to-School Worries for Parents

Back-to-School Worries for Parents

In a recent online survey conducted by Children’s Mental Health Ontario, 90% of parents indicated they are experiencing stress and worries about the start of the school year - 64% of whom indicated they are ‘extremely’ worried. The poll, created to get a sense of how parents were feeling about the start of the school year, was shared through Children’s Mental Health Ontario online networks and...

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Survey for Parents of Children With Mental Health Needs

Survey for Parents of Children With Mental Health Needs

CMHO wants to hear from parents concerned about their children’s mental health. Take this five minute survey. For kids with mental health needs, going back to school can be hard at any time, but this year brings new uncertainties. Children’s Mental Health Ontario (CMHO) is looking to create resources and supports for children, youth and families with mental health needs to help support the...

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Celebrating Pride

Celebrating Pride

Across the province, child and youth mental health service agencies are doing incredible work to support the LGBT2SQ+ community. Pride Month held in June is to celebrate diverse sexual orientations, gender identities and gender expressions. It is also a time to honour its history and progress made towards recognizing and protecting the rights of the LGBTQ2S+ communities. CMHO recognizes that we...

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Honouring National Indigenous History Month

Honouring National Indigenous History Month

For National Indigenous History Month, Children’s Mental Health Ontario (CMHO) would like to acknowledge and celebrate the many Indigenous mental health service providers across Ontario who are doing incredible work in their communities to support Indigenous children and families. We would also like to acknowledge the child and youth mental health service agencies who have taken seriously the...

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