Stay up to date on important initiatives and projects impacting Ontario's child and youth mental health and addictions sector with our electronic newsletter, Field Notes.
Posted on Tuesday, May 16, 2023 08:00 AM
We’re proud to partner with Mental Health Research Canada (MHRC) to provide studentships to enable new and young researchers in Ontario to engage in innovative and impactful mental health research and help close the gap between evidence and practice by strengthening relationships with agencies.MHRC regularly offers mental health impact studentships jointly with Mitacs to students across Canada at various stages of their academic careers...
Posted on Tuesday, April 18, 2023 02:50 PM
We’re pleased to share that we’ve awarded two impact grants to advance mental health, substance use and addictions care for young people and families in Ontario.
Young people don’t just have the highest rates of substance use disorders (also known as addiction), they also have the highest rates of concurrent mental health and substance use challenges. The need for coordinated mental health and substance use health services...
Posted on Tuesday, March 07, 2023 09:00 AM
We are thrilled to announce that a project of ours will be funded by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research’s Catalyst Grant: Towards PanCanadian Standards for Children and Youth Mental Health Services.
In 2018, we partnered with young people, families, clinicians and researchers from all over Ontario to co-develop quality standards for youth and family engagement, and now we get to keep building on this incredible work. This...
Posted on Tuesday, February 21, 2023 09:00 AM
We’re pleased to share that our first policy paper on the mental health of children in the middle years is now available!Why focus on this age range?
The middle years — ages 7 to 12 — is a critical period of transition with lifelong impacts.
Most mental health disorders start emerging during this stage and the COVID-19 pandemic has only made things worse. That’s why timely intervention in the middle...
Posted on Tuesday, January 17, 2023 08:30 AM
In the fall of 2022, we held a call for proposals for Quest — our quality improvement (QI) program — and asked child and youth mental health and addictions agencies across Ontario to propose a QI idea that would help their organization run better and improve outcomes for staff and clients.
After much consideration, we’re excited to announce the agencies joining Quest.So, without further ado, meet our third cohort!