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Resources for Students

Kids Help Phone

Canada's free, national, bilingual, confidential, and anonymous 24-hour telephone and online counselling service for children 20 and under. For more information, visit the Kids Help Phone website.

Mindyourmind and Mindcheck

Interactive websites for teens and emerging adults to access information, resources, and tools during tough times. For more information, visit the Mindyourmind and Mindcheck websites.

Playing with Anxiety: Casey's Guide for Teens and Kids

An e-book for students dealing with anxiety. For more information, visit the Playing with Anxiety: Casey's Guide for Teens and Kids website. 

Self-Injury Outreach & Support (SIOUS)

A collaboration between the University of Guelph and McGill University, SIOUS is a non-profit outreach initiative providing information and resources about self-injury to those who self-injure, those who have recovered, and those who want to help. For more information, visit the SIOUS website.

 

Resources for Parents

The ABCs of Mental Health

Provides information related to different mental health concerns according to developmental ages. Also provides information to help determine the level of concern (green-yellow-red). For more information, visit the ABCs of Mental Health website.

Children's Mental Health Ontario

For parents and families wanting to learn more about mental health and well-being, signs and symptoms, when to get help, and specific mental illnesses. It also lists books to share with children. For more information, visit the Children's Mental Health Ontario website.

Centre of Knowledge on Healthy Child Development

Provides information pamphlets on a range of mental health topics, including resiliency and mental health problems. For more information, visit the Centre of Knowledge on Health Child Development website.

 

Resources for Teachers

Making a Difference: An Educator's Guide to Child & Youth Mental Health Problems

Produced by the Child and Youth Mental Health Information Network, this publication is intended to provide general information to help educators understand mental health problems in children and youth. For more information, visit the Making a Difference website.

Leading Safe and Accepting Schools

A website that shares up-to-date resources on safe and accepting schools, including Leading Mentally Healthy Schools: An Administrators Guide. For more information, visit the Leading Safe and Accepting Schools website.

Supporting Minds: An Educator's Guide to Promoting Students' Mental Health and Well-Being

An overview of child and youth mental health and addiction problems and how to recognize and respond to these problems. For more information, visit the Supporting Minds website.

 

Community Resources

Brant Haldimand Norfolk Community Information Database

A comprehensive, up-to-date database utilized in searching for community and social services for children, youth, and adults in the areas of Brant, Haldimand, and Norfolk. For more information, visit the Brant Haldimand Norfolk Community Information Database website.

Contact REACH

A single entry access point of referral for child and youth mental health issues and developmental services in Haldimand and Norfolk. For more information, visit the Contact REACH website.

Haldimand-Norfolk REACH

A large, multi-service agency offering a wide range of coordinated services and supports to children, youth, individuals, and families. Referrals go through Contact REACH. For more information, visit the Haldimand-Norfolk REACH website.

Contact Brant

A single entry access point of referral for child and youth mental health issues and developmental services in Brant. For more information, visit the Contact Brant website.

Woodview

A single entry access point of referral for child and youth mental health issues and developmental services in Brant. For more information, visit the Woodview website.