Resources & Links

 

Bullying
Depression
Drugs & Youth/Substance Use
Eating Disorders
Gambling/Gaming
I Don’t Belong or Fit In
Loneliness/Isolation
Numbness
Pregnancy
Psychosis
Questions about Sex
Running Away/Escaping
Self Harm
Stressed & Overwhelmed
Suicide
Worrying & Anxiety 

Bullying:

Agencies/Programs

Kids Help Phone:  1-800-668-6868
www.kidshelpphone.ca

Peel Children’s Centre: www.peelcc.org/services

 

Web/resource links

Kids Help Phone: www.kidshelpphone.ca

Stand Up 2 Bullying: www.redcross.ca/StandUp

Stop A Bully: Canada’s Anti-Bullying Reporting Program: www.stopabully.ca

Region of Peel: http://www.peelregion.ca/health/topics/injury/bullying/

Peel Police: Safety Village- http://www.peelsafetyvillage.on.ca/

www.bullying.org

www.kidshealth.org/parent/emotion/behavior/bullies/html

www.canadiansafeschools.com/parents/overview.htm

Promoting Relationships and Eliminating Violence www.prevnet.ca

Depression:

Agencies/Programs

Canadian Mental Health Association http://www.cmhapeel.ca/

Youth Net- http://www.cmhapeel.ca/youthnet.htm

 

Web/resource links

http://www.depressionhurts.ca/en/

 

For Books/Information for Parents and Youth:

http://www.ementalhealth.ca/canada/en/_Depression_in_Children_and_Youth_Information_for_Families_a12_b8879.html

http://www.canadianparents.com/article/clinical-depression-in-childrenadolescents

The Offord Centre has information about a variety of mental health conditions in parent-friendly language. http://www.knowledge.offordcentre.com/

Children's Mental Health Ontario is the professional association representing children's treatment centres throughout Ontario; however they also have an excellent section of reviewed links to useful websites with child and youth mental health information.
http://www.cmho.org

 

 

Drugs & Youth/Substance Use:

Agencies/Programs

Peel Youth Substance Abuse Program, YSAP:  (905) 276-9322

YSAP 905-276-9322

Centre for Addiction & Mental Health http://www.camh.net/

William Osler Addiction Counselling Services   http://www.williamoslerhc.on.ca/body.cfm?id=173

Drug and Alcohol Helpline1-800-565-8603
 

Web/resource links

http://www.talktofrank.com/

www.kidshelpphone.ca

www.earlypsychosis.com

Region of Peel http://www.peelregion.ca/health/drugs/

Drug & Alcohol www.drugandalcoholhelpline.ca

Addictions Ontario http://www.addictionsontario.ca/

Canadian Centre on Substance abuse http://www.ccsa.ca/Pages/Splash.htm

Healthy Canada “National Drug Strategy” http://www.nationalantidrugstrategy.gc.ca/

Al-non/Alteen Family groups http://www.al-anon.alateen.org/

 

 

Eating Disorders:

Agencies/Programs

William Osler Health Centre’s Eating Disorders Clinic: 905-494-2120

Region of Peel 905-799-7700

Sheena’s Place 416-927-8900

 

Web/resource links

Peel Public Health:www.peelregion.ca/health or call (905) 799-7700

Canada’s Food Guide: http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/fn-an/food-guide-aliment/index-eng.php

National Eating Disorder Information Centre (NEDIC): http://www.nedic.ca/

Sheena’s Place--How to Recognize an Eating Disorder: http://www.sheenasplace.org/index.php?page=recognize_eating_disorder

 

Help for parents of youth over 18: http://www.sheenasplace.org/learning/Launch.html

 

 

Gambling/Gaming:

Agencies/Program

Ontario problem Gambling hotline Call 1-888-230-3505

Centre for Addiction & Mental Health http://www.camh.net/

 

Web/resource links

www.YouthBet.net

www.WannaBet.org

www.ProblemGambling.ca

Ontario ProblemGamblingHelpline www.opgh.on.ca

Responsible Gambling Council www.responsiblegambling.org

 

 

I Don’t Belong or Fit In:

Agencies/Program

Peel Children’s Centre Crisis Line    416-410-8615

Counseling and Support for Youth   905-451-4655  (Nexus Youth, AYSP, PCC and Trillium Health Centre- Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services)

The Nexus Youth Centre      Mississauga Central Library, 2nd Floor

Rapport Youth Services        (905) 455-4100  Brampton

 

Web/resource links

www.kidshelpphone.ca              

http://www.voice4peelyouth.ca/

 

 

Loneliness/Isolation:

Agencies/Programs

Boys and girls clubs of Peel   http://www.bgcpeel.org/

 

Web/resource links

Resilience Guide for Parents and Teachers   www.apa.org/helpcenter/resilience.aspx

Help Center  for Families www.apa.org/helpcenter/family/index.aspx

Search Institute   40 Developmental Assets youth need to fulfill potential http://www.search-institute.org/

Resources for parents on children’s mental health       www.kidsmentalhealth.ca/parents/resource

 

 

Numbness:

Agencies/Programs

Canadian Mental Health Association http://www.cmhapeel.ca/

Peel Children Centre counselling http://www.peelcc.org/services/family-counselling

 

Web/resource links

http://www.cmhapeel.ca/

http://www.peelcc.org/services/family-counselling

 

 

Pregnancy:

Agencies/Programs

For Adult/Parent Counselling:

Family Services of Peel:Mississauga (905) 270-2250; Brampton (905) 453-7890

Catholic Family Services of Peel:Brampton: (905) 450-1608; Mississauga: (905) 897-1644; Dufferin: 1 (888) 940-0584

 

Web/resource links

Peel Health, on pregnancy and birth control: http://www.peelregion.ca/health/sexuality/birth-control/preg-symptoms.htm

Peel Healthy Sexuality Clinics: http://www.peelregion.ca/health/sexuality/clinics/cli-locations.htm

Peel Health, unplanned pregnancy options: http://www.peelregion.ca/health/sexuality/birth-control/preg-options.htm

Vita Centre for Parenting and Pregnant Youth: www.vitamanor.org

SexualityandU.ca: http://www.sexualityandu.ca

 

 

Psychosis:

Agencies/Programs

Canadian Mental Health Association http://www.cmhapeel.ca/

William Osler Mental Services  http://www.williamoslerhc.on.ca

Credit Valley Hospital Mental Health Services http://www.cvh.on.ca/mentalhealth/index.php

 

Web/resource links

www.earlypsychosis.com/

http://www.gethelpearly.ca/

www.camh.net/About_CAMH/Guide_to_CAMH

 

 

Questions about Sex:

Agencies/Programs

Rape Crisis Centre Peelhttp://www.sarccp.org/aup2.html

Positive space Peel http://www.positivespacepeel.ca/

Trillium Sexual Assault Care and Counselling
Phone: (905) 848 7191

Lesbian Gay Bi youth Line- 1-800-268-9688http://www.youthline.ca/

Family services of peel Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transsexual/Transgender Questioning (LGBTTQ) Program
http://www.fspeel.org/counselling.html

 

Web/resource links

http://www.publichealth.gc.ca/

http://www.teachingsexualhealth.ca/

http://www.phac-aspc.gc.ca/

www.peelregion.ca/health/sexuality

www.viha.ca/children/youth/healthy_sexuality

http://www.cfsh.ca/

  

 

 

Running Away/Escaping:

Agencies/Programs

R.A.I.N.(Reaching Adolescent’s in Need): 1-800-762-8377 x 455 (youth at risk of homelessness)

Peel Children’s Centre Crisis Response Service (24hrs): (416) 410-8615

Peel Children’s Centre (for family or individual counselling): (905) 451-4655 (Intake)

Nexus Youth Services (individual counselling for youth 12-24): (905) 451-4655  (Intake)

 

Web/resource links

Peel Children’s Aid Society: (905) 363-6131; http://www.peelcas.org/

Our Place Peel (youth shelter): (905) 238-1383; http://www.ourplacepeel.org/

 

 

Self Harm:

Agencies/Programs

Canadian Mental Health Association  http://www.cmhapeel.ca/

Centre for Addiction & Mental Health http://www.camh.net/

http://youth.wyndham.vic.gov.au/support/depression/selfharm/selfharm

http://helpguide.org/mental/self_injury.htm

 

Web/resource links

http://www.thesite.org/

www.crpsib.com/whatissi.asp

http://www.selfinjury.com/

 

 

Stressed & Overwhelmed:

Agencies/Programs

Canadian Mental Health Association Peel http://www.cmhapeel.ca/

Family Services of Peel http://www.fspeel.org/counselling.html

 

Web/resource links

Region of Peel  Coping with Stress http://www.peelregion.ca/health/workplace/employees/stress/

Stress or Quiz http://www.lessons4living.com/stress_test.htm

 

 

Suicide:

Agencies/Programs

Peel Children’s Centre Crisis Response: (416) 410-8615 (up to 18yrs old)

Peel Crisis Services: (905) 278-9036(over 18 yrs old)

Kid’s Help Phone: 1-800-668-6868 www.kidshelpphone.ca 

LGBT Youth Line: 1-800-268-YOUTH

 

Web/resource links

http://www.suicidology.org/web/guest/home

http://www.afsp.org/

www.kidshelpphone.ca 

http://www.helpguide.org/mental/suicide_help.htm

www.youthsuicide.ca

 

 

Worrying & Anxiety:

Agencies/Programs

Family Services of Peel http://www.fspeel.org/counselling.html

Peel Children Centre counseling http://www.peelcc.org/services/family-counselling

 

Web/resource links

Anxiety BC   http://www.anxietybc.com/

 EmentalHealth.ca (information on anxiety problems in children and youth):

http://www.ementalhealth.ca/ottawa/en/_Anxiety_ChildrenYouth_a12_b8872.html