Melissa

As mindyourmind's Program Manager, Melissa cares deeply about helping those struggling with their mental health. Her weekly blog, 'Radical Transparency', helps break down barriers by sharing the inner working of the program and fielding qustions from users. She is also a passionate gamer who envisions games as a way to create a better world.

Saying No

This year we're doing something we've never done before. We're planning to say no. 

Came for Porn? Stay for Change.

Last year, we had 850,000 pageviews on mindyourmind.ca. After doing some stats collection, it looks like quite a few of those people came here looking for porn.

Be Safe and Youth Voice

This weekend I co-facilitated a Be Safe Design Studio with our co-op student, Rachel. It was her first studio, and our first using Google Hangouts. Using a new piece of technology is always a bit of a guessing game, but this was a great option.

Ego to Eco

I've loved the Ego to Eco idea from the minute I heard of it. So much of the professional world is about showing people who you are-- usually with a focus on all the ways you're the best at what you do.

Winter Reflections

Winter is a hard season for many of us. For me, it's always a time of reflection, but also a time of thinking 'there's more I should have done this year'.

The busiest time of the year

This is an exciting time of year at mindyourmind. Students are back in school, our design work is back in full swing and our partners are excited to work with youth in new, innovative ways before year end.

Youth provide input on Brief Services e-learning modules

I’m excited to share some news about a super cool project we just finished with Hincks-Dellcrest! Last year, they approached us about Brief Services and wanted to make a series of modules to help clinicians try out this new style of care.

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