March 13, 2018

A Message from The New Mentality

By Mary-Anne Leahy Recently, Children’s Mental Health Ontario and some of its nearly 100 mental health service providers met with Ontario MPPs and the Ontario Finance Minister as the Government…
March 13, 2018

Ontario's Invisible Youth

Written By: Kaitlinn Gammon Kaitlinn Gammon is one of the new co-chairs of The New Mentality's Youth Action Committee I was 16 years old when I first experienced a numbing…
March 07, 2018

Speaking Out for the Future We Want

Written By: Robin Tiplady, Board Member at the Sudbury Child and Family Centre As presented to the 2018 Ontario Budget Committee Recently, Children’s Mental Health Ontario and some of its…
March 06, 2018

Invest in Our Youth: Sudbury Teen Speaks Out for Mental…

Written By: Joshua Tillson (Youth Advocate, Sudbury) As presented to the 2018 Ontario Budget Committee Recently, Children’s Mental Health Ontario and some of its nearly 100 mental health service providers…
March 05, 2018

Toronto 5-Year-Old Waiting 10 Months for Care

Written By: The George Hull Centre As presented to the 2018 Ontario Budget Committee Recently, Children’s Mental Health Ontario and some of its nearly 100 mental health service providers met…
March 01, 2018

Speaking Out in Ottawa

Written By Clarissa Arthur, Youville Centre, Ottawa As presented in January 2018 to the Ontario Budget Committee Recently, Children’s Mental Health Ontario and some of its nearly 100 mental health…
February 28, 2018

Shannon Speaks Out Against Bullying

Guest post by Shannon from The New Mentality Shannon is a 21-year-old mental health activist with a focus on intersectionality and First Nations rights. She has been sharing her story…
February 27, 2018

Moving on Mental Health – Sadly missing the mark for…

When Moving on Mental Health was announced at our Children’s Mental Health Conference in November of 2012, then Assistant Deputy Minister Aryeh Gitterman pledged a sweeping transformation that would profoundly…
February 27, 2018

This Crisis Cannot Be Ignored

Written By Jocelyne Bédard, President of the Board of Directors for Child and Family Center. As presented to the Standing Committee for Economic and Financial Affairs in January 2018 Recently,…
February 26, 2018

Hard Reality in Communities Across Ontario

Written By Kim Moran, CEO of Children’s Mental Health Ontario. Recently, Children’s Mental Health Ontario and some of its nearly 100 mental health service providers met with Ontario MPPs and…
January 31, 2018

Include Children and Youth in Your Bell Let's Talk Conversations

Written By Kim Moran For the full blog, click HERE to view on Huffington Post #BellLetstalk has helped lift a veil on mental health knowledge and done a lot to…
January 22, 2018

Nationwide Attention For CMHO's 5th Twitter Chat

Children’s Mental Health Ontario recently hosted its 5th Twitter chat, along with parenting author Ann Douglas and Toronto Police officer and anti-bullying advocate, Laurie McCann. Approximately 300 youth, parents, community…
January 18, 2018

Broken System Claiming the Lives of Ontario Youth

Written By Jaydon Turgeon My name is Jaydon Turgeon. I am a youth mental health advocate and a member of Children's Mental Health Ontario's Youth Action Committee. Among these things,…
January 17, 2018

Don't Give Up on Our Children

Written by Elyse Schipper Executive Director of Parents Lifelines of Eastern Ontario Every day we answer calls from parents who are devastated, terrified, and completely at a loss about what…