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Resources for Parents

ABCs of Mental Health
Provides two free, web-based resources - one for teachers and one for parents – to help answer questions about mental health

CaringForKids.ca
Informational guide for parents on their child's health and well-being. This site is developed and maintained by the Canadian Pediatric Society.

Centre of Knowledge on Healthy Child Development
Gives access to important and up-to-date information that is based on the best scientific research currently available.

Children's Mental Health Ontario
Provides users with current information to help navigate Ontario's child and youth mental health system and access resources and supports.

ConnexOntario.ca
A helpline offering free and confidential health services information for people experiencing problems with alcohol and drugs, mental illness or gambling.

Media Smarts
Offers high-quality, Canadian-based digital and media literacy information and resources to adults so they can help children and teens develop the critical thinking skills they need for interacting with the media they love.

Mend the Mind
Provides current information about mental health and mental illness as well as where people of all ages can get help.

Mood Discorders Society of Canada
Informational resources for parents and caregivers on mood disorders.

NetSmartz Workshop
Online informational resources for parents on various mental health topics.

Ontario Ministry of Children and Youth Services
Browse mental health publications, online resources, videos and more.

Parentguide.ca
Online guide to products and services for families.

Parents for Children's Mental Health
A voluntary group of parents dedicated to helping families and improving mental health services in Ontario.

TeenMentalHealth.org
The resources and the information provided on this website are designed to help parents support the ones they love, and ensure they take care of themselves while doing so.

TVO Parents - Helping parents help their kids
Online resources for parents on how to help children (ages 2-11) with mental health.