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Ontario student groups want province to boost services for youth with mental health issues

TORONTO – A coalition of Ontario student groups, colleges and universities wants the province to significantly boost services for young people struggling with mental health issues as they pursue post- ... read more

Group fights stigma around mental illness, seeks funding to help youth

Windsor family physician Pat Smith knows first hand the frustration of watching a loved one struggle with mental health issues ... students in November. It fulfils one of the group’s goals, which is t... read more

Big wage boost risks stranding students, bus biz warns

The Ontario Liberal government’s plan to boost the minimum wage to $15 by 2019 has come under criticism by many, especially by business groups warning of dire job losses. The province ... Ontario Stud... read more

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‘We are not apathetic’: 3.5 million voters in the Ontario election are under 25

This age group ... Children and Youth Services, about one in five children and youth in Ontario have a mental health challenge. “It is no secret that the stress of being able to afford food, housing, ... read more


Ontario stakeholders weigh in on proposed marijuana plan

Key organizations that were part ... invested in greater capacity for addiction and mental health services, in addition to public education and prevention.” Ontario Public Health Association “The prov... read more

YouthTALK aims to smash the stigma around mental health in Guelph schools

READ MORE: Ontario student groups want province to boost services for youth with mental health issues There are currently six in-school YouthTALK teams running in the region and Schumacher hopes to ha... read more

A Dollar A Day foundation launches in St. John's, aims to change front lines of mental health

Included in the original groups selected to receive assistance are the Thrive Community Youth ... stigma around mental health issues,” Kate Hickey of the Gonzaga Mental Health Coalition said Tuesday. ... read more

Not enough services for mentally ill kids, says family of struggling boy

Her call for tripling the youth mental-health budget is not entirely pie-in-the-sky, she argues, because over the last decade, the autism budgets in both B.C. and Ontario have ... with some of those s... read more

New London youth mental-health clinic opens

Western University’s Child and Youth ... organizations.” The clinic is building a database — excluding patients’ identifying information — that will be available to researchers. Up to one in five chil... read more

To End Homelessness, Prevent It from Happening in the First Place

Marie, Ontario. The cart is a symbol of homelessness, and his cross-country trek a fundraiser for a project to keep youth from ... also assessing mental health and substance-use issues. It also includ... read more

Winnipeg teen receives RBC Top 25 Immigrant award

At 15 years old, a Winnipeg girl created a mental health advocacy group in her ... across Manitoba and Ontario and has reached more than 2,000 students. In addition to this, Aquino had created a schol... read more

$500,000 donation to help students cope with stress and pressure

Canadian Mental Health week has begun with a donation from Bell Let's Talk and the Rossy Family Foundation. The two organizations have ... more and more mental health issues,” said Monique Magnan, dir... read more



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