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Crisis Line

Crisis Line The Child, Youth and Crisis Line provides access to crisis professionals 24 hours a day, seven days a week, serving children and youth 18 years of age and under, and their families. Serving Eastern Ontario including Ottawa, Renfrew, Stormont, Glengarry and Dundas. The Crisis Service is linked to Prescott-Russell’s crisis line.

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Children’s Mental Health Ontario

Children’s Mental Health Ontario Children’s Mental Health Ontario (CMHO) works to identify and develop solutions to important policy issues affecting the child and youth mental health sector. We represent more than 85 accredited community-based children’s mental health centres that provide treatment and support to children, youth and families. This includes targeted prevention, early intervention, short- and long-term…

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Child Mind

Child Mind When a child is struggling, the whole family is affected. At the Child Mind Institute we want to help you make good decisions for your kids and navigate the challenges of parenting. We explore the concerns and challenges we hear about most from parents and provide expert guidance on how to respond in the most…

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Child Poverty Action Network

Child Poverty Action Plan On the 20th November 1989, the UN convention for the Rights of the Child was signed by the Canadian government. Four days later, on the 24th of November, a unanimous resolution was passed in the House of Commons to end child poverty in Canada by the year 2000. The year 2000 came and…

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Mind Check

Mind Check This website is designed to help youth and young adults check out how they’re feeling and quickly connect to mental health resources and support. Support includes education, self-care tools, website links, and assistance in connecting to local professional resources.

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The Jack Project

The Jack Project is the only national network of young leaders transforming the way we think about mental health. With initiatives and programs designed for young people, by young people, we will end stigma in our generation. At, our vision is “No More Silence” on the subject of mental health. A nation where all youth…

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Kids Help Phone

Kids Help Phone We’re Canada’s only toll-free, 24-hour, bilingual and anonymous phone counselling, web counselling and referral service for children and youth. Every day, professional counsellors provide support to young people across the country. The service is completely anonymous and confidential – we don’t trace calls, we don’t have call display. You don’t even have to tell us…

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Booster Buddy

Booster Buddy BoosterBuddy is a free app designed to help teens and young adults improve their mental health. Manage your personal wellness journey and earn achievements as your sidekick guides you through a series of daily quests designed to establish and sustain positive habits.

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Parent Education

Parent Education Parent Education: What is Required to Build the Skills Parents Need to Raise Healthy Children distills what decades of study tell us about our knowledge of infants, including their social, emotional and linguistic development; our knowledge of parents, including paternal versus maternal behaviours, the marital relationship, and parental depression; and it identifies and…

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Parenting in the Beginning Years

Parenting in the Beginning Years This report explores key issues that impact the early child development of Canadian children; including their health, development and vulnerabilities; the knowledge, skill and support of their parents, and the delivery of parent education. Many thanks to The Lawson Foundation for making this report possible.