October 26, 2018

Farah's Story

I’m on the autism spectrum and I have anxiety and anger problems. I worked with a counsellor at my community child and youth mental health centre, Nexus, and she really…
October 26, 2018

"Crisis on Campus" A Solution Framework

Post-secondary students face high levels of mental health and addiction issues in Ontario. A 2016 study found: 65 per cent of students reported experiencing overwhelming anxiety in the previous year…
October 18, 2018

Angeli's Story

This is part of a new weekly blog series. We are sharing stories like this one to show that when given the opportunity to access treatment, kids with mental health…
October 10, 2018

Honestly Me: Katelyn's Story

When Katelyn was 12 years old she began seeking treatment for her anxiety. Katelyn was overwhelmed and in constant panic mode. Her anxiety had gotten so bad that she was…
October 04, 2018

Sam's Story

Sam Matte is a normal 16-year-old girl in Kapuskasing Ontario. She volunteers in her community, she has an after-school job, she attends the local high school, hangs out with her…
September 27, 2018

Jake's Story

CMHO will be posting a new weekly blog series featuring stories from parents and youth who have experienced high quality treatment at one of Ontario's Child & Youth Mental Health…
September 21, 2018

Let the Light In: A Young Person's Story

CMHO will be posting a new weekly web series featuring stories from parents and youth who have experienced high quality treatment at one of Ontario's Child & Youth Mental Health…
September 10, 2018

TMN to Host 10 safeTALK Training Sessions in 2018

In 2018 The New Mentality will host 10 safeTALK trainings in partnership with Children and Youth Mental Health Agencies and one post-secondary institution in Ontario. This project was made possible…
September 10, 2018

It's About Hope: Amy's Story

CMHO will be posting a new weekly web series featuring stories from parents and youth who have experienced high quality treatment at one of Ontario's Child & Youth Mental Health…
August 31, 2018

My Top Tips for Your College Experience: Managing Anxiety, Expectations…

Written By Karen Young, Member of The New Mentality's Youth Action Committee When I graduated from high school and looked ahead to the next five years in post-secondary education, I…
August 30, 2018

Mental Health a Key Part of the New Curriculum

Written By CMHO CEO, Kim Moran I want to encourage parents to contribute to the development of the new health curriculum, as a key subject is mental health. Schools are…
August 29, 2018

A Tough Transition for Mom

Written By CMHO CEO, Kim Moran This year it’s Back to School….and now in our house it’s off to College. Transitions are hard for my daughter and this is a…
August 28, 2018

Help at Home: Coping with Anxiety

Written By Dr. Marjory Phillips As the kids head back to school, some parents may notice anxiety persisting in their children even after the school year begins. Here are some…
August 27, 2018

Seven tips for supporting a child or teen with anxiety

Written By Dr. Marjory Phillips 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…