A child may display severe mood swings, outbursts, difficulty in social situations, compulsiveness, and/or sudden changes in behaviours.

When are they considered ‘normal’ developmental changes or ‘just a phase’, and when do you need to be concerned?

Early recognition of youth problems and appropriate interventions are critical for your child’s well-being and the health of your family.

The following section describes some of the most common and serious mental health disorders that youth exhibit, first-hand stories from parents who are dealing with their children’s problems, and how you might best navigate the mental health system for your child.


Stories From Caregivers |Coming Soon

Navigating the System | Coming Soon

  • Map of Services
  • How to Get Services
  • What to Expect of services through various systems

Provincial Summaries 

Where to Get Help

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