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Every year, October 10 marks World Mental Health Day supported by the World Health Organization (WHO). The theme for 2017 is Mental Health in the Workplace. According to the WHO...
Written by Kim Moran. CEO of Children's Mental Health Ontario.   I was privileged to meet with parents in Thunder Bay on Thursday night at The Children’s Centre, to talk about...
Annually, September 10th marks World Suicide Prevention Day (WSPD). This year’s theme is ‘Take a minute, change a life.’ Children’s Mental Health Ontario (CMHO) represents more...
Annually, September 10th marks World Suicide Prevention Day (WSPD). This year’s theme is ‘Take a minute, change a life.’ Canada’s current youth suicide rate is the third highest...
Annually, September 10th marks World Suicide Prevention Day (WSPD). This year’s theme is ‘Take a minute, change a life.’ Canada’s current youth suicide rate is the third highest...
CMHO, along with parenting author Ann Douglas, Toronto Police anti-bullying advocate Laurie McCann and CMHO CEO Kim Moran, are hosting a Twitter Chat on Thursday September 7,...
As many of you know, my daughter Lauren has an anxiety disorder and when things are spiralling out of control Obsessive Compulsive Disorder creeps in as well. This year is going...
Check out this great opportunity from the Ontario Centre of Excellence for Child and Youth Mental Health. The Centre is launching a new, competitive funding opportunity for...
The recently released 2017 UNICEF Report Card ranks the world's 41 high-income countries on issues of the welfare of children and youth. On youth suicide, UNICEF ranks Canada the...
Congratulations Change the View winners. Change the View is a video contest hosted by Children’s Mental Health Ontario, in partnership with Teachers Life. The contest provides a...
A wave of green is sweeping over Ontario this week to celebrate Children’s Mental Health Week and Mental Health Week (May 1-8). More than 70 sites in communities across the...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
* 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...
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...
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...
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 we...
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...
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...
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 over half a...
Many, many kids who struggle with mental illness are the target of bullying.  Our Youth Action Committee, a group of youth leaders from across the province, tell us over and over...
For me, Family Day is a time when I think about the importance of family to mental wellness, and I think about all of the families struggling as they support kids with a mental...
Children’s Mental Health Ontario welcomes its newest member, Boost Child and Youth Advocacy Centre (CYAC). Located in Toronto, Boost CYAC is committed to eliminating abuse and...
Thanks to Bell Let’s Talk Day, issues around mental health will be top of mind for many Canadians on Jan. 25. For our part, Children’s Mental Health Ontario encourages youth,...
As we usher in a new year many of us have or are setting personal and financial goals for the next 12 months. The Province of Ontario is also planning a new budget and looking at...
In response to the Toronto Star Article Patients Suffer Over Gap Between Physical & Mental Health Care The loss of Alex Hurst is a painful reminder that Ontario is not...
As health and finance ministers from across Canada gather in Ottawa today for negotiations on the new Health Accord for Canada, Children’s Mental Health Ontario (CMHO) is urging...
The solution to having better children’s mental health care is simple.  When children or youth first start to show signs of mental health issues they need to get the right help...
Children’s Mental Health Ontario CEO Kimberly Moran was recently part of a panel at HealthAchieve, one of the largest and most respected health care events in North America. Kim...
As we transition from the relaxing days of summer into the busy fall schedule and back-to-school season, it is an important time to support children and youth who may be feeling...
The alarm is ringing. Our children deserve better. Today, Ontario Psychiatrists released its report showing that the rate of suicide among young Canadians is dire and urges...
This past week, Kids Help Phone released a report showing that 22 per cent of Canadian teens have considered suicide in the last year and nearly half of those formulated a plan. ...
A new study suggests that one in five Canadian teens has seriously considered attempting suicide. We learn more from the CEO of Children's Mental Health Ontario Kim Moran and...
Children’s Mental Health Ontario Calling on Province to Increase Funding for Services for Children, Youth (TORONTO/OTTAWA – Nov. 29, 2016) Children and youth in...
Surveying 254 students, research of McMaster University has found that more time spent on the internet and social media increases an individual’s risk of suffering from mental...