How to Talk to Teenagers about Mental Health | Comment parler santé mentale avec les adolescents

[BOARD: Dr. Ian Manion – Executive Director, Provincial Centre of Excellence for Children and Youth Mental Health] The parents often ask us, how do talk to our young people, to our adolescents when we are concerned. They don’t really want to talk to us. One thing that I remind them is, first of all, they should be encouraging their son […]

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How to Spot the Signs of a Mental Health Concern in Children | Guettez ces signes chez les jeunes

I think when we are talking about child and youth mental health, especially the mental health of younger children; we have to remember that parents really know their kids best. For that reason, they are able to notice when there are differences, changes in their behaviours, in their mood, even in the way they are thinking. That can be a […]

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Normal Actions or a Mental Health Concern? | Ce qui est normal comme comportement chez les jeunes?

[BOARD: Dr. Ian Manion – Executive Director, Provincial Centre of Excellence for Children and Youth Mental Health] Parents of adolescents often ask us how can we really differentiate what’s normal or typical for an adolescent versus what might be the signs of mental health concerns and this is a very common question. Particularly during adolescence where is so much happening, […]

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Clara Hughes Talks Mental Health on Strombo: FULL INTERVIEW

Sports Announcer: They come to the line.It is Clara Hughes of Canada, gold!George:Clara Hughes, the only Canadian athletein history to win medals in boththe winter and summer Olympic Games.It’s a phenomenal achievement, especially when you considerthat Clara was once on trackfor a very different kind of life.Growing up in Winnipeg she was a bit of a wild teen:drugs, skipping school, […]

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My Mental Health: How Am I Doing?

In a university culture we tend to really talk about the idea of normalization, and we think of normalization as a really good thing and it would be a really good thing if we were able to normalize things like depression, like anxiety, and really treat those like health issues the way we do other health issues that just require […]

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