Psychiatrist shortage prompts online mental health services for Cranbrook youth Latest extension of the province’s Tele-mental Health program reaches Cranbrook By Jon Hernandez, CBC News Children and teens in need of mental health services in Cranbrook will now get access to psychiatrists via the web. The Ministry of Children and Family Development has announced it will extend its Tele-mental Health program to the city. The online videoconferencing service READ MORE

New Mental Health Walk-In Clinics are Much Needed for Toronto’s Youth Mental health care for youth has been historically hard to access. CAMH is changing that. BY JEAN BOAMPONG For years, young Torontonians have not had the means to easily access mental health care. At schools, there are often long wait lists just to be assessed. Services can be costly and out of reach for READ MORE

Reporters speak to experts, families and friends about youth suicide What should we do when our children start killing themselves? What do we say? What do we do? Parents, the public, friends, media and mental health professionals have to wrestle with that question after the cluster of suicides and suicide attempts by teenagers in Woodstock. It was simple to answer the question only 10 READ MORE

Millennial workers expect more mental-health support

From Eric Windeler is the founder and executive director of The way Canada’s young people view mental health is changing. As employers, we need to prepare ourselves to follow the lead of the youngest members of our work force. Five years ago, our son, Jack, was a student at Queen’s University. We didn’t know READ MORE