Children’s Mental Health Week is observed in Ontario May 3 to May 9, 2021

During this week, York Hills will join more than 100 community-based mental health services that are part of Children’s Mental Health Ontario (CMHO), to raise awareness and support for mental health and well-being of children and youth in the province.

COVID-19 has brought mental health into sharp focus. CMHO anticipates increasing need for child and youth mental health services in the coming months.  

Please join us virtually to learn, understand, and be an advocate.

May 3| 2021  6:30 PM :  Self-compassion and self care for caregivers

May 4| 2021 6:30 PM:    The effects of racial trauma on child and youth mental health

May 5| 2021 1:00 PM :   Hats and traps — How do survive and thrive as post-pandemic family?

May 5| 2021 6:30 PM :   Embracing the Rainbow — how to support your child’s journey as they explore 2SLGBTQ+ identity and community

May 6| 2021 6:30 PM:    Mental Health Panel Discussion. Join us for a discussion featuring community partners including York Region District School Board, Family Services of York Region, and CAMH.

If you have a question for the panel, please email it to  This panel discussion will be live-streamed on Facebook.

May 7| 2021 1:00 PM : The “F” Words — How they can help parents and other caregivers in supporting children with ASD to achieve their potential

To register for any of these virtual events, register at






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