Melissa Taylor-Gates is the Program Manager at mindyourmind, a youth mental health organization that co-creates resources with young adults and community partners. We recently talked to Melissa about mental health services and how technology can help streamline mental hea
Today I deleted several apps from my phone: Twitter, Reddit, Feedly, Snapchat, the N.Y. Times app, and more.I’m letting go of distractions, or at least learning to.In fact, I made a list of things I’m letting go of:
Today the Ministry of Health announced new mental health and addictions funding, including more services for youth! Here's our TL;DR version:The goal: Transform the system so everyone can access services that are:
So we applied to a award sommittee this week (fingers crossed!) and I ended up creating a list of the different kind of work we've done/ are doing from March 31 2016-2017. I thought it'd be an interesting thing to share.
As Bell Let’s Talk day approaches I realize that everybody has problems in their life. There isn’t a single person on this planet that isn’t struggling with something in their life, myself included. We’re all battling something different in life.
My name is Sierra, and I am in my third year of the Child and Youth Care program at Fanshawe College. I was first intrigued about the field when I met a Social Worker named Garth. I struggled a lot with mental health while in high school.
It is important to be mindful of how events in the world and how we engage with them through media can affect our outlook and mental health. I personally struggle almost daily trying to ride the line between staying involved and informed while trying to take care of myself.
mindyourmind works with young people to co-create interactive tools and innovative resources to build capacity and resilience. mindyourmind is also the publisher ofBe Safe, BeChange, mytoolkit and our newsletter, mindBytes. Support us on CanadaHelps.