Youth2Youth HPE Virtual Speed Friending event!

Another lockdown calls for another Virtual Speed Friending event. Created by youth, for youth to help with the isolation we feel from the pandemic. Come join Youth2Youth virtually for a fun way to socialize with people your age! Two separate nights for two different age groups. Monday January 25th: Age 13-17 (4-6pm) Tuesday January 26th: Age 18-23 (4-6pm) Email: y2yspeedfriending@gmail.com to REGISTER....


Youthab helping youth and young adults manage pandemic stress

This article was written by NICOLE KLEINSTEUBER for INQUINTE and published on JANUARY 17, 2021. Find the original article HERE. The mental health challenges affecting young people have evolved as the COVID-19 pandemic has dragged on, a local expert says, and so have the ways they are dealing with them. Kylee Wishart is a psychotherapist with Youth  Habilitation Quinte in Belleville. ...


Orange Door Project 2020

We’ve partnered with The Home Depot Canada Foundation to help raise funds for our community! And you can help too! DID YOU KNOW? The Home Depot Canada Foundation is committed to preventing and helping to end youth homelessness, pledging to invest $50 million by 2022. This support will give homeless youth the housing, support and hope they need to live safe, healthy and productive lives. The Orange...


Upcoming Virtual Groups For Youth This Fall!

With Fall right around the corner, so are our upcoming mental health groups for youth (16-24). They are FREE and you can attend them from the comfort and safety of your home online through Zoom. Please note that all participants must attend an intake meeting before the group starts. First up is our Calming the Emotional Rollercoaster. It is a nine-week virtual group open to youth who are looking to...


#HeretohelpON

We know it can be hard, but there's no shame in asking for help for yourself or for others. It’s also now more important than ever. Vulnerable families who struggle with chronic issues may be facing new challenges and additional stressors during this time. And across Ontario, child welfare agencies are seeing a drop in the number of referral calls – even though we know COVID-19 can lead...


CHMA Mental Health Week - 2020 Key Messages

1. The Canadian Mental Health Association’s (CMHA) annual Mental Health Week is May 4-10, 2020. Every May, people in Canadian communities, schools, workplaces and legislatures rally around CMHA Mental Health Week. First marked by CMHA in 1951, 2020 marks the 69th annual Mental Health Week. Mental Health Week helps to shift societal beliefs and perceptions about mental health. It helps promote...