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Youth Mental Wellness Resources
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Youth Voices, Youth Hope

Youth Mental Health Canada is a grassroots, youth-driven and led non-profit organization focused on education and advocacy for youth mental health change.

We advocate for needs-based, culturally sensitive, trauma-informed mental health supports, services and educational accommodations and direct funding to families to support young people with chronic mental health disabilities.

We believe in the importance of youth, family and community engagement in mental health education, support, advocacy and change.

Services

Compassionate Card Services

Receive a message of support on a YMHC greeting card from our volunteers
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Indigenous Compassionate Card Services

Receive a message of support on a YMHC greeting card from our Indigenous CCS volunteers
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Daily Message of Support

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Workshops

Weekly workshop series on Mental Health and Wellness
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PRESENTATIONS AND WORKSHOPS

Book a workshop on, “Creating an Educational Support Team for Youth With Mental Health Disabilities”, “Understanding Youth Mental Health”, “Supporting Your Child With Mental Health Challenges”

SCHOOL-BASED MENTAL HEALTH CONFERENCES

Book a school-based mental health conference based on a participatory, youth focused and driven model that creates a community and shared response to supporting all students

YOUTH MENTAL HEALTH ACTION VIDEO SHOWING

Book a video showing with our filmmakers and group members

DONATION

Contribute to our fundraising campaign for suicide prevention strategies in education and filmmaking projects that focus on youth mental health issues in Canada.

Our Values

DIGNITY

We believe that children and youth with mental health challenges have the right to be respected, supported and included in schools and communities.

AVAILABILITY

We believe that children and youth have the right to mental health treatment and support services that are timely, effective and coordinated.

INVESTMENT IN POTENTIAL

We believe that meeting the mental health needs of children and youth requires significant financial and professional  investment that is sustained throughout the young person’s schooling. Young people with mental health issues have much to contribute to society. It is our responsibility to allow that contribution to flourish.

ENGAGEMENT

We believe that children and youth benefit from close collaboration and shared responsibility among service providers, families, communities, educators, other professionals and government.

COORDINATION

We believe that educational and healthcare supports must be coordinated to support the mental health needs of young people.

ACCOUNTABILITY

We believe that there should be accountability for the responses of societal systems and the people within the systems to the mental health needs of young people.

Supporting Youth Mental Health Change in Canada

News Release

Ontario Non-Profit Brings Mental Health Film Contest to Canada

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                             Media Contact: Stephanie Ballard 810-210-8668 September 29, 2020                                       [email protected]      ONTARIO NON-PROFIT BRINGS MENTAL HEALTH FILM CONTEST TO CANADA Amid Growing Mental Health Concerns Across the Country Youth Mental Health Canada brings the Directing Change Program and Film Contest to students nationwide. [PDF]   HAMILTON, Ont. (Day September 29, 2020)—…

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Youth Mental Health Canada Responds to Covid19 Mental Health Issues and Re-Entry into the Classroom

News Release For Immediate Release August 24, 2020   YOUTH MENTAL HEALTH CANADA RESPONDS TO COVID19 MENTAL HEALTH ISSUES AND RE-ENTRY INTO THE CLASSROOM HAMILTON, Ont. — Youth Mental Health Canada (YMHC) is taking action to support the mental health and wellness of students as they prepare to re-enter the classroom after a six-month absence…

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