Mohawk College Partnership Expands Access to Child & Youth Mental Health Resources for Students and FacultyOctober 25, 2016
Hamilton, Ontario… As part of a knowledge exchange initiative, Mohawk College has become an academic partner with Umind to provide access to and heighten awareness of child and youth mental health (CYMH) resources for students, faculty, graduates, community partners, and CYMH professionals across Canada and globally.
(Not So) Risky BusinessOctober 24, 2016
Risk is a part of any business – including organizations offering services that support vulnerable children and youth. Having a comprehensive and properly implemented risk management plan is critical to ensure safety and help everyone sleep a bit better.
Cowan: Annual Charity Golf Tournament Raises $107,000 for Youth Mental Health Services in Waterloo and Ottawa RegionsOctober 5, 2016
Annual Charity Golf Tournament Raises $107,000 for Youth Mental Health Services in Waterloo and Ottawa Regions
Market Morning Mindfulness at Lutherwood
Starting Thursday September 22, Lutherwood is offering an interactive introduction to the DBT-I mindfulness techniques used so successfully in Lutherwood’s mental health programs for youth.
Steps for Kids Raises Over $127,000
On Sunday, May 1st, over 600 friends stepped up against the stigma and gave hope and support to children who struggle with their mental health, raising an incredible $127,000.
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.