Mental health resources

Here's a list of valuable resources on children's mental health

Canadian Mental Health Association: Provides a link to the CMHA nearest you to access local programs and services.

Children’s Mental Health Ontario: Includes a directory of children’s mental health centres across Ontario.

Dr. Michael Cheng: Offers a wide range of handouts about child and youth mental health.

eMentalHealth: Provides detailed listings of local mental health resources from a growing, though still limited, number of communities across Canada.

Family Help Program: A telephone-based program for kids with mild-to-moderate mental health issues in a few selected areas of Nova Scotia. 1-866-4470-7111 (toll free in Nova Scotia) or 902-470-7934.

F.O.R.C.E.: Parent resource group in BC offering support, information, tools, and tips.

Kids Help Phone or call 1-800-668-6868: Toll-free, national, bilingual, phone and web counselling, referral and information service for children and youth.

Offord Centre: Excellent information pamphlets written for parents.

Community Education Service: Books on children’s mental health recommended by the Family Resource Centres at McMaster Children’s Hospital.

Parents for Children’s Mental Health (Ontario)

Provincial Centre of Excellence for Child and Youth Mental Health at CHEO: Directory of Ontario-based services, tool kits and resources.

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