Parents and Families
We all want our children to feel mentally well, grow up happy and to learn how to navigate life’s challenges, but it’s not always easy to know what to do. We’re here to help.
Mental health is everyone’s business, and we all have a role to play. As a parent, guardian, caregiver or family member, you have a particularly special role in supporting child and youth mental health.
Increase your understanding of mental health and learn about how Ontario’s schools support mental health.
You know your child best. See how you can work with your school to support your child’s mental health.
Hope for Wellness Help Line provides immediate mental health counselling and crisis intervention to all indigenous peoples in English, French, Cree, Ojibway or Inuktitut upon request. 1-855-242-3310 T...
Tip Sheet for Parents and Caregivers: How do you know if you should be concerned about your child / teen’s mental health and well-being?
This tip sheet explores how parents and caregivers can identify if their child might be experiencing a mental health problem, what to look for and how to access help.
Social-emotional learning (SEL) describes the process of developing and practicing skills that help us to thrive throughout life. SEL targets six domains where knowledge and skills can be developed.&n...
Individuals and families have experienced the COVID-19 pandemic in unique and varied ways. This info sheet explores what parents and family members might notice if their child might be experiencing a ...
This is a series of 12 mental health activities designed for parents and families to try at home. They’re connected to six areas of social-emotional learning and are available as a PDF file or g...
Individuals and families have experienced the COVID-19 pandemicin unique and varied ways. For some, significant changes to daily routines, a sense of isolation and loss, and various other factors may ...