Steps for Kids Comes Sunday
This Sunday May 1st, more than 500 people will join Lutherwood to celebrate the beginning of Children’s Mental Health Week. Lutherwood ‘s annual Steps for Kids fundraising event is expected to raise more than $100,000 while encouraging the community to break down the stigma of having a mental illness by talking about it
Children’s Mental Health Service Expo at Local Malls
Waterloo, April 25, 2016 - Parenting a child who is struggling with a mental illness can be very challenging. Fortunately, Waterloo Region has many agencies that offer services to help children, youth and their families learn how to cope. Twelve of these agencies will be at the Cambridge Centre and Conestoga Malls on Saturdays April 30 and May 7 respectively as part of the AHA! Wellness Works exposition.
Front Door Adds Saturday Walk-in Counselling & Improves System Access
Kitchener, ON: The demand for child and youth mental health care has been steadily rising and families need better access to the system. So Front Door is now providing Walk-in Counselling on Saturdays.
New Skills for Safer Living Group
Self Help Alliance, CMHA and Lutherwood are excited to offer the Skills for Safer Living group to youth aged 14-16 who have experienced thoughts of suicide, self-harm and/or are engaging in self-harming behaviours.
Connect Parenting Group and Bell Let's Talk Help Parents Manage Children’s Mental Health Concerns
With a $20,000 funding grant from Bell Let’s Talk Community Fund, Lutherwood is expanding its pilot Connect Parenting Group program to help parents and guardians build healthier relationships with their teenage children, support their child’s mental health needs and access other community services as required.
Umind Selected as a Connected Site on New CAMH Portico Network
Umind is pleased to announce that it has been selected as one of the first independent Connected Sites on the new CAMH Portico Network.
Volunteer Tim Zuch Helps Troubled Teens; The Record
Lutherwood volunteer Tim Zuch has been helping kids for four years and is honoured by The Record.
New Website Helps Our Community
We are very excited to launch our newly designed website featuring a clean, new look and responsive design.
$101,000 raised by Hockey Helps the Homeless
Thank you Hockey Helps the Homeless for being a game changer and raising $101,000 for five local homeless support charities including Lutherwood's Safe Haven Shelter.
Lead Agency Updates Now Posted
Lutherwood and seven local agencies have begun transforming the system to ensure that children, youth and their families will know what children’s mental health services are available and get the support they need.