Children & Youth Mental Health
The resources below are dedicated to providing information and support options for children and youth struggling with mental health challenges, and their parents or caregivers. Please note, these resources are provided for educational purposes only and do not replace formal mental health treatment. If you are concerned about a child or youth's mental health, please speak to a mental professional for assessment and medical recommendations.
Children’s Mental Health Ontario
Provides linkages to resources to support parents of children and youth struggling with mental health issues. Has a network of child and youth mental health centres with 4,000 professionals ready to help children, youth and families with free counselling and treatment (in person, on the phone and virtually).
Cundill Centre for Child and Youth Depression
The Cundill Centre has developed a series of tools to help bridge the gap between research and practice in the field of child and youth depression. Some tools are meant for health care providers, others for youth and others for a variety of stakeholders, including teachers and family members of youth.